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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page MALONE, Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Don't Get above Your Raisin'

Country Music and the Southern Working Class

Author: Bill C. Malone
Pub Date: Cloth: 2002; Paper: 2006

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link to catalog page CARRIGAN, The Making of a Lynching Culture

The Making of a Lynching Culture

Violence and Vigilantism in Central Texas, 1836-1916

Author: William D. Carrigan
Pub Date: 2006

How a culture of violence legitimized lynching among ordinary people   learn more...
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link to catalog page PFEIFER, Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Lynching and American Society, 1874-1947

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: 2006

The history of lynching’s transformation from collective, popular violence to state-sanctioned, sanitized execution   learn more...
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link to catalog page PERPENER, African-American Concert Dance

African-American Concert Dance

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

Author: John O. Perpener III
Pub Date: 2005

Restores primary African-American dance pioneers to their proper place in the history of American Dance innovation   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERTRAND, Race, Rock, and Elvis Author: Michael T. Bertrand
Pub Date: 2005

How a white take on black sounds revolutionized race relations   learn more...
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link to catalog page, High Mountains Rising

High Mountains Rising

Appalachia in Time and Place

Author: Edited by Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen
Pub Date: May 2004

A collection of 14 original essays covering the major issues in Appalachian history and culture   learn more...
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link to catalog page HUGHES, Myths America Lives By Author: Richard T. Hughes
Pub Date: 2004

Exploring the history of the myths that define American identity, the ways many Americans have absolutized those myths, and the ways African Americans and other dissenters have exposed those myths for their discriminatory dimensions   learn more...
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link to catalog page EDWARDS, Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Scarlett Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Southern Women in the Civil War Era

Author: Laura F. Edwards
Pub Date: 2004

Reveals a fascinating, more complete portrait of the women and women’s roles, political and social, that reach far beyond the air-headed, passive stereotypes of the slave and Southern Belle   learn more...
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link to catalog page HEWITT, Southern Discomfort

Southern Discomfort

Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s

Author: Nancy A. Hewitt
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2004

A historical examination of multiracial women’s activism in the cigar factories of Tampa Florida   learn more...
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link to catalog page CANTWELL, Bluegrass Breakdown

Bluegrass Breakdown

The Making of the Old Southern Sound

Author: Robert Cantwell
Pub Date: November 2003

“Best single academic book on bluegrass”   learn more...
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