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Southern History & Culture



link to catalog page PFEIFER, Lynching Beyond Dixie

Lynching Beyond Dixie

American Mob Violence Outside the South

Author: Edited by Michael J. Pfeifer
Pub Date: March 2013

Lynching as a national phenomenon   learn more...

link to catalog page GELLMAN, 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 CHRISTIANSON, 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 CUMMING, 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 COZZENS, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War Author: Edited by Peter Cozzens
Pub Date: 2007

First-hand accounts from both commanders and enlisted men of important leaders and major battles of the Civil War   learn more...

link to catalog page COZZENS, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War Author: Edited by Peter Cozzens
Pub Date: 2007

An indispensable must-have book for all Civil War buffs and historians, bringing together little-known and never before gathered articles, maps, and illustrations   learn more...

link to catalog page THOMPSON, The Old German Baptist Brethren

The Old German Baptist Brethren

Faith, Farming, and Change in the Virginia Blue Ridge

Author: Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Pub Date: June 2006

A traditional community's struggle to define itself in the face of agricultural change   learn more...

link to catalog page WAGNER, 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 RATNER, 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 STRAW, 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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