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Southern History & Culture



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...

link to catalog page JONES, The Tribe of Black Ulysses

The Tribe of Black Ulysses

African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South

Author: William P. Jones
Pub Date: April 2005

An innovative new study of the largest group of black industrial workers in the South   learn more...

link to catalog page, African American Miners and Migrants

African American Miners and Migrants

The Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Author: Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller
Pub Date: March 2004

The history of the Eastern Kentucky Social Club’s past and present bring the hidden aspects of Appalachian history and culture to life   learn more...

link to catalog page, Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Fanatics and Fire-eaters

Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War

Author: Lorman A. Ratner and Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
Pub Date: September 2004

Tracing the role of America’s newspapers in the country’s descent into civil war   learn more...

link to catalog page MINTER, Faulkner's Questioning Narratives

Faulkner's Questioning Narratives

Fiction of His Major Phase, 1929-42

Author: David Minter
Pub Date: January 2004

An examination of Faulkner’s writings by one of the best known Faulkner specialists   learn more...

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...

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...

link to catalog page, No Lonesome Road

No Lonesome Road

Selected Prose and Poems

Author: Don West
Pub Date: March 2004

Rediscovery of one of Appalachia's most important and pioneering literary voices and social justice activists   learn more...

link to catalog page SCHROEDER, Robert Johnson, Mythmaking, and Contemporary American Culture Author: Patricia R. Schroeder
Pub Date: July 2004

An examination of the culture of myth making by looking at the myths surrounding Robert Johnson and how they were used by various writers and artists   learn more...

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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