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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page LORENCE, A Hard Journey

A Hard Journey

The Life of Don West

Author: James J. Lorence
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

The biography of a pioneering figure in twentieth-century Southern radicalism   learn more...

link to catalog page STEEL, The Makers of the Sacred Harp Author: David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan
Pub Date: December 2010

A comprehensive guide to the texts and tunes of an American musical tradition   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page BERRY, “Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

“Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe”

Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: 2010

Examining how labor and economy shaped family life for both women and men among the enslaved   learn more...

link to catalog page, Troubled Ground

Troubled Ground

A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South

Author: Claude A. Clegg III
Pub Date: December 2010

A deeply personal exploration of a city's shameful and forgotten past   learn more...

link to catalog page BOWER, African American Foodways

African American Foodways

Explorations of History and Culture

Author: Edited by Anne L. Bower
Pub Date: January 2009

Moving beyond catfish and collard greens to the soul of African American cooking   learn more...

link to catalog page HUNTLEY, Foot Soldiers for Democracy

Foot Soldiers for Democracy

The Men, Women, and Children of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Horace Huntley and John W. McKerley
Pub Date: January 2009

Firsthand accounts from the Civil Rights Movement's frontlines   learn more...

link to catalog page CARTER, Southern Single Blessedness

Southern Single Blessedness

Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800-1865

Author: Christine Jacobson Carter
Pub Date: January 2009

The engaging lives that single women led in spite of (or perhaps because of) their "spinsterhood"   learn more...

link to catalog page, Devil's Game

Devil's Game

The Civil War Intrigues of Charles A. Dunham

Author: Carman Cumming
Pub Date: 2008

The first book-length study of one of the Civil War's most outlandish and mysterious characters   learn more...

link to catalog page RAMSEY, Reading, Writing, and Segregation

Reading, Writing, and Segregation

A Century of Black Women Teachers in Nashville

Author: Sonya Ramsey
Pub Date: February 2008

Teachers' stories of the segregation and integration of Nashville schools   learn more...

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