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Without Mercy

by David Beasley

“Without Mercy reads like a John Grisham thriller.”

---David R. Dow, author of The Autobiography of an Execution

On December 9, 1938, the state of Georgia executed six black men in eighty-one  minutes in...


Virginia is for Mysteries

by Sisters in Crime

Virginia Is for Mysteries is a collection of sixteen short stories set in and around the state of Virginia. All stories are written by Virginia residents with "murder" in mind. Each is a member of Sisters In...


Race and Masculinity in Southern Memory: History of Richmond, Virginia S Monument Avenue, 1948 1996

by Matthew Mace Barbee

In Race and Masculinity in Southern Memory Matthew Mace Barbee offers an in-depth analysis of Richmond’s Monument Avenue from its origins through 1996 and pays special attention to the impact of Civil Rights...


From Selma to Montgomery to Freedom: The Long March to Freedom

by Barbara Harris Combs

On March 7, 1965, a peaceful voting rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama, was met with an unprovoked attack of shocking violence that riveted the attention of the nation. In the days and weeks following "Bloody...


Tennessee: A Bicentennial History

by Wilma Dykeman

Tennessee, the long, thin state stretching from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Mississippi River, is as richly varied in history as in terrain. And from Davy Crockett, "Old Hickory" Andrew Jackson, and presidential...


Singing From the Gallows: The Story of "Bad Tom" Smith

by Wayne Combs

Hazard, Kentucky is the setting for this historical story enhanced with some fiction, amazingly well told by author Wayne Combs, the great grandson of Bad Tom Smith. "Bad Tom" Smith was a notorious and murderous...


Blood and Bone: Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town

by Jack Shuler

A fresh perspective on the Orangeburg Massacre and its legacy


Shrill Hurrahs: Women, Gender, and Racial Violence in South Carolina, 1865-1900

by Kate Côté| Gillin

A new perspective on gender roles and racial violence in South Carolina after the Civil War


Minding the South

by John Shelton Reed

“These essays are both timed and timeless. Timed because they are products of a man and his era. They are his thoughts, shaped by what was happening to him when he wrote them. Timeless because they offer...


The Secrets of the Hopewell Box: Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of Age

by James D. Squires

"Squires' . . . grandfather was a sheriff's deputy who carried a gun and a clenched fist, a man whose talk with cronies was full of references to 'sonofabitching judges' and 'goddamn niggers.' He was also, Squires...


Miami: City of the Future

by T. D. Allman

With trenchant observations and witty prose, T. D. Allman takes readers on a tour of Miami's people, cultures, politics, and neighborhoods. In doing so he lays out a portrait of the profound changes overtaking...


Louisiana Haunted Forts

by Elaine Coleman

Although there are numerous books about Louisiana, little information about the forts are included and none combines the forts with ghost stories. Louisiana has five distinct regions, and all have historic forts,...


de Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

by John F. Kvach

In the decades preceding the Civil War, the South struggled against widespread negative characterizations of its economy and society as it worked to match the North's infrastructure and level of development....


The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

by Ted Ownby

Based on new research and combining multiple scholarly approaches, these twelve essays tell new stories about the civil rights movement in the state most resistant to change. Wesley Hogan, Françoise N. Hamlin,...


The U.S. South and Europe: Transatlantic Relations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Cornelis A. van Minnen & Manfred Berg

The U.S. South is a distinctive political and cultural force -- not only in the eyes of Americans, but also in the estimation of many Europeans. The region played a distinctive role as a major agricultural center...


The Fort Pillow Massacre: North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era

by Bruce Tap

On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger Confederate force under the command of...


The American South: A History

by William J., Jr. Cooper & Thomas E. Terrill

In The American South, Cooper and Terrill demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the South from the history of the United States. Each volume includes a substantial biographical...


Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney

by Raymond Arsenault & Orville Vernon Burton

Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney brings together essays by some of the nation's most distinguished Southern historians. Each contributor has a personal as well as professional connection to Sheldon...


The American South: A History

by William J., Jr. Cooper & Thomas E. Terrill

In The American South, William J. Cooper, Jr. and Thomas E. Terrill demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the south from the history of the United States. Each volume includes...


The Louisiana Purchase: A Global Context

by Robert D. Bush

In 1803, the United States purchased 828,000 square miles of land from France at a price of approximately three cents per acre, dramatically altering the young nation's geography and its political future. In...