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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...

West Virginia: A History (States and the Nation)

by John Alexander Williams

John Alexander Williams's West Virginia: A History is widely considered one of the finest books ever written about the state. In his clear, eminently readable style, Williams organizes the tangled strands of...

Tales from Kentucky One-Room School Teachers

by William Montell

In an educational era defined by large school campuses and overcrowded classrooms, it is easy to overlook the era of one-room schools, when teachers filled every role, including janitor, and provided a familylike...

The Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Bryon De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South

by Maryanne Vollers

Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner,...

The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story

by Dean King

"Marvelous....THE FEUD is popular history as it ought to be written." ---Wall Street Journal

Nearly every American has heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The violent feud between these two families has become...

The Boys of the Dark

by Robin Gaby Fisher, Michael O'McCarthy & Robert W. Straley

A story that garnered national attention, this is the harrowing tale of two men who suffered abuses at a reform school in Florida in the 1950s and 60s, and who banded together fifty years later to confront their...

New Orleans City Guide

by Works Progress Administration

In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes,...

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...

Miami: A Cultural History

by Anthony P. Maingot

Sociologist and Miami resident Anthony P. Maingot has written a cultural history of this vibrant city, which boasts the highest percentage of foreign-born residents in the US. Miami, or “Sweet Water” in the...

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...

Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi

by Dean Faulkner Wells

In Every Day by the Sun, Dean Faulkner Wells recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never-convicted mur­derers, the builder...

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

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...

Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules, and Men

by William R. Ferris & Eudora Welty

A mule trader's tales from a culture enriched by his fascinating presence

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

A History of Education in Kentucky

by William Ellis

Kentucky is nationally renowned for horses, bourbon, rich natural resources, and unfortunately, hindered by a deficient educational system. Though its reputation is not always justified, in national rankings...

Moonshiners and Prohibitionists

by Bruce Stewart

Homemade liquor has played a prominent role in the Appalachian economy for nearly two centuries. The region endured profound transformations during the extreme prohibition movements of the nineteenth century,...

Something's Rising

by Silas House

Something's Rising collects oral histories from a diverse group of individuals from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia who are fighting mountaintop removal, an ecologically devastating form of...