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Screening Room: Family Pictures

by Alan Lightman

From the acclaimed author of the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams, here is a stunning, lyrical memoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s that includes the early days of the movies and a...


The Devil Is Here in These Hills: West Virginia's Coal Miners and Their Battle for Freedom

by James Green

From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations...


To Write in the Light of Freedom: The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools

by William Sturkey & John N. Hale

A collection and examination of the creative literary work of Freedom School students discovering pathways to racial justice


The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

by Todd Sanders, Paul Hardin Kapp & William Seale

A restoration of the legacy of one of the South's most prolific and influential architects before the Civil War


A Short History of Reconstruction

by Eric Foner

From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated AND abridged edition of the prizewinning classic on the post–Civil War period that shaped modern America

In this...


Bullwhip Days: The Slaves Remember: An Oral History

by James Mellon

In the 1930s, the Works Progress Administration commissioned an oral history of the remaining former slaves. Bullwhip Days is a remarkable compendium of selections from these extraordinary interviews, providing...


Journey on the James: Three Weeks through the Heart of Virginia

by Earl Swift

From its beginnings as a trickle of icy water in Virginia's northwest corner to its miles-wide mouth at Hampton Roads, the James River has witnessed more recorded history than any other feature of the American...


The Tangierman's Lament: and Other Tales of Virginia

by Earl Swift

Go where the story is--that's one tenet of journalism Earl Swift has had little trouble living up to. In two decades of covering the commonwealth, Swift has hiked, canoed--even spelunked--a singular path through...


The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown County, South Carolina, 1710-2010

by Jr., Roy Talbert & Meggan A. Farish

The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown is the history of the First Baptist Church of Georgetown, South Carolina, as well as the history of Baptists in the colony and state. Roy Talbert, Jr., and Meggan A. Farish...


The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

by Kevin Dougherty

An examination of the emancipated islands of the Carolina coast and how their history sheds light on the difficulties of nation building


Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

by Miki Pfeffer

A close look at the issues of gender and power at the 1884 World's Fair in New Orleans


Until You Are Dead, Dead, Dead: The Hanging of Albert Edwin Batson

by Jim Bradshaw & Danielle Miller

How the tangles of nineteenth-century justice ensnared an itinerant worker in Louisiana


The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

by Julian M. Pleasants

When W. Kerr Scott (1896--1958) began his campaign for the North Carolina gubernatorial seat in 1948, his opponents derided his candidacy as a farce. However, the plainspoken dairy farmer quickly gathered loyal...


Ed King's Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer

by Rev. Ed King & Trent Watts

An extraordinary photographic documentary from behind the scenes during the struggle for civil rights


The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

by Timothy B. Smith

The first examination of the entire convention and the men who deliberated there


Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

by Abby Burnett

A rich survey of folk practices prior to mortuaries and the funeral industry


The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb

Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus in this masterful, heartfelt work of women’s fiction.

Peggy Webb won raves for her debut novel,...


Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel

by Maryjean Wall

Belle Brezing made a major career move when she stepped off the streets of Lexington, Kentucky, and into Jennie Hill's bawdy house -- an upscale brothel run out of a former residence of Mary Todd Lincoln. At...


Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

by John van Willigen

Food is a significant part of our daily lives and can be one of the most telling records of a time and place. Our meals -- from what we eat, to how we prepare it, to how we consume it -- illuminate our culture...


Rolland Golden: Life, Love, and Art in the French Quarter

by Rolland Golden

An extraordinary recollection of how an artist lived and worked in the French Quarter before its gentrification