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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page SALEM, The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R&B to Rock 'n' Roll Author: James M. Salem
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page DANIEL, Pickin' on Peachtree

Pickin' on Peachtree

A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia

Author: Wayne W. Daniel
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page KELLY, Race, Class, and Power in the Alabama Coalfields, 1908-21 Author: Brian Kelly
Pub Date: April 2001

Focusing on the coalfields of Birmingham, Alabama, Brian Kelly presents new evidence of the role white elites played in fomenting racial discord at the bottom of southern society   learn more...

link to catalog page RHODEHAMEL,

"Right or Wrong, God Judge Me"

The Writings of John Wilkes Booth

Author: Edited by John Rhodehamel and Louise Taper
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page PATTERSON, The Sound of the Dove

The Sound of the Dove

Singing in Appalachian Primitive Baptist Churches

Author: Beverly Bush Patterson
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page SCHWENINGER, The Southern Debate over Slavery

The Southern Debate over Slavery

Volume 1: Petitions to Southern Legislatures, 1778-1864

Author: Edited by Loren Schweninger
Pub Date: May 2001

A sampling of the petitions about issues of race and slavery that southerners submitted to their state legislatures between the American Revolution and the Civil War, this volume provides the first general access to a body of primary documents key to an understanding of blacks’ and whites’ experience of the slave society of the Old South.   learn more...

link to catalog page MCPHERSON,

"We Cannot Escape History"

Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

Author: Edited by James M. McPherson
Pub Date: 2001

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link to catalog page LEE, For Freedom's Sake

For Freedom's Sake

The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

Author: Chana Kai Lee
Pub Date: July 2000

The fascinating story of a childhood sharecropper who fought against racial injustice and classism within her own race to rise to national prominence in the civil rights movement   learn more...

link to catalog page BERRY, Southern Migrants, Northern Exiles Author: Chad Berry
Pub Date: March 2000

Examines one of the largest internal immigrations in the U.S., allowing those migrating workers the opportunity to talk about how their migration influenced their lives and futures   learn more...

link to catalog page WALDREP, Southern Workers & Search for Community

Southern Workers & Search for Community

Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Author: G. C. Waldrep III
Pub Date: September 2000

An impressively researched work that is very well written, it uncovers the sordid relationship between corporations and government that made union organization difficult in the South and union success almost impossible.   learn more...

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