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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page, 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 MARINI, Sacred Song in America

Sacred Song in America

Religion, Music, and Public Culture

Author: Stephen A. Marini
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2011

Exploring sacred song as an integral element of religious culture in America   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 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...

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