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Southern History & Culture



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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"Seeing the Elephant"

Raw Recruits at the Battle of Shiloh

Author: Joseph Allan Frank and George A. Reaves
Pub Date: March 2003

Study of the impact of one of the bloodiest battles in the Civil War on the soldiers who fought in it.   learn more...
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link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Sinful Tunes and Spirituals

Black Folk Music to the Civil War

Author: Dena J. Epstein
Pub Date: September 2003

Classic study of black slave music in America   learn more...
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link to catalog page GUTMAN, Slavery and the Numbers Game

Slavery and the Numbers Game

A Critique of Time on the Cross

Author: Herbert G. Gutman
Pub Date: September 2003

A brilliant contribution to continuing debates about slavery and slave consciousness in pre-Civil War America   learn more...
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link to catalog page BRENNAN, When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote

When Brer Rabbit Meets Coyote

African-Native American Literature

Author: Edited by Jonathan Brennan
Pub Date: June 2003

An exploration of the literature, history, and culture of people of mixed African-Native American descent   learn more...
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link to catalog page SAVITT, Medicine and Slavery

Medicine and Slavery

The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia

Author: Todd L. Savitt
Pub Date: May 2002

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