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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page PFEIFER, The Roots of Rough Justice

The Roots of Rough Justice

Origins of American Lynching

Author: Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: January 2014

A social history of the emergence of lynching in America   learn more...

link to catalog page WEINER, Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Sex, Sickness, and Slavery

Illness in the Antebellum South

Author: Marli F. Weiner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: September 2014

How white Southern doctors used science to defend slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page HAVIGHURST, Air Castle of the South

Air Castle of the South

WSM and the Making of Music City

Author: Craig Havighurst
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: April 2013

How WSM put Nashville on the map of American entertainment   learn more...

link to catalog page JOSHI, Asian Americans in Dixie

Asian Americans in Dixie

Race and Migration in the South

Author: Edited by Khyati Y. Joshi and Jigna Desai
Pub Date: November 2013

Asian Americans infuse the American South with a new racial dynamic   learn more...

link to catalog page PFEIFER, Lynching Beyond Dixie

Lynching Beyond Dixie

American Mob Violence Outside the South

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: March 2013

Lynching as a national phenomenon   learn more...

link to catalog page WHITEIS, Southern Soul-Blues Author: David Whiteis
Pub Date: May 2013

Earthy and exuberant music with deep Southern roots   learn more...

link to catalog page HARRISON, Then Sings My Soul

Then Sings My Soul

The Culture of Southern Gospel Music

Author: Douglas Harrison
Pub Date: May 2012

Reading between the lines of southern gospel music   learn more...

link to catalog page GELLMAN, The Gospel of the Working Class

The Gospel of the Working Class

Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

Author: Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll
Pub Date: July 2011

How two southern ministers preached and practiced a vision of a more democratic America   learn more...

link to catalog page CHRISTIANSON, Freeing Charles

Freeing Charles

The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Author: Scott Christianson
Pub Date: February 2010

The dramatic, daring rescue of a fugitive slave   learn more...

link to catalog page ROLL, Spirit of Rebellion

Spirit of Rebellion

Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South

Author: Jarod Roll
Pub Date: 2010

Crossing the color line with revivalism among working-class Southerners   learn more...

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