Books Available for Review 2019-02-11T16:16:05+00:00

Books Available for Review

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Baldwin, Cinda K. Great & Noble Jar: Traditional Stoneware of South Carolina. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4616-8.

Bennett, Evan P.  When Tobacco Was King:  Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont.  Gainesville:  University Press of Florida.  9780813060146

Bishir, Catherine W. Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900. University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-0875-4.

Blight, David W., and Jim Downs, eds.  Beyond Freedom:  Disrupting the History of Emancipation.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-5148-3.

Browning, Robert M., Jr.  Lincoln’s Trident:  The West Gulf Blockading Squadron During the Civil War.  University of Alabama Press.  978-0-8173-1846-8.

Bush, Gregory W.  White Sand, Black Beach:  Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia Key.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-6264-8.

Carmichael, Peter S.  The War for the Common Soldier:  How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4309-0.

Cartwright, Keith. Sacral Grooves, Limbo Gateways: Travels in Deep Southern Time, Circum-Caribbean Space, Afro-creole Authority. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4599-4.

Cecelski, David S. The Fire of Freedom: Abraham Galloway and the Slaves’ Civil War.  University of North Carolina Press. 978-0-8078-3566-1.

Chirhart, Ann & Kathleen Ann Clark. Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times.  University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-3784-5.

Clabough, Casey, ed.  Women of War:  Selected Memoirs, Poems, and Fiction by Virginia Women Who Lived Through the Civil War.  Texas Review Press.  978-1-937875-49-7

Coggeshall, John M.  Liberia, South Carolina:  An African American Appalachian Community.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4085-3.

Daniels, Maurice C. Saving the Soul of Georgia: Donald Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4596-3.

Daws, Laura Beth, and Susan L. Brinson.  The Greater Good:  Media, Family Removal, and TVA Dam Construction in North Alabama.  University of Alabama Press.  978-0-8173-2008-9.

Daugherity, Brian J.  Keep On Keeping On:  The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Educationin Virginia.  University of Virginia Press.  978-0-8139-3889-9.

Denham, James M.  Fifty Years of Justice:  A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-6049-1.

Deutch, David.  Understanding Jim Grimsley.  University of South Carolina Press.  978-1-61117-929-3.

Dierksheide, Christa.  Amelioration and Empire:  Progress and Slavery in the Plantation Americas.  University of Virginia Press.  978-0-8139-3621-5.

Eamon, Tom. The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics From Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory. University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-0697-2.

Fairclough, Adam.  The Revolution that Failed:  Reconstruction in Natchitoches.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-5662-3.

Farmer-Kaiser, Mary, and Shannon Frystak, eds.  Louisiana Women, Their Lives and Times – Volume 2.  9780820342702.

Flanagan, Christine, ed., The Letters of Flannery O’Connor and Caroline Gordon.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-5408-8.

Follett, Richard, Sven Beckert, Peter Coclanis, and Barbara Hahn.  Plantation Kingdom:  The American South and its Global Commodities.  Johns Hopkins University Press.  9781421419404.

Gladney, Margaret Rose, and Lisa Hodgens, eds.  A Lillian Smith Reader. University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-4999-2.

Greene, A. Wilson. A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg. Volume 1. From the Crossing of the James to the Crater. University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-3857-7.

Grem, Darren E., Ted Ownby, and James G. Thomas, Jr., eds.  Southern Religion, Southern Culture:  Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson.  University Press of Mississippi.  978-1-4968-2047-1.

Hadden, Sally E. and Patricia Hagler Minter, eds. Signposts: New Directions in Southern Legal History. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4499-7.

Harris, Alex, and Margaret Sartor, eds.  Dream of a House:  The Passions and Preoccupations of Reynolds Price.  University of Virginia Press.  978-1-9380-8649-6.

Hawkins, Karen M.  Everybody’s Problem:  The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-5497-1.

Hess, Earl J.  Braxton Bragg:  The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-2875-2.

Hess, Earl J.  Fighting for Atlanta:  Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4342-7.

Howell, Jeffery B.  Hazel Brannon Smith:  The Female Crusading Scalawag.  University Press of Mississippi.  978-1-4968-1079-3.

Hulbert, Matthew C.  The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory:  How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-5002-8.

Hunter, Tera W.  Bound in Wedlock:  Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century.  Harvard University Press.  978-0-674-04571-2.

Jack, Bryan M., ed. Southern History on Screen: Race and Rights, 1976-2016. University Press of Kentucky. 978-0-8131-7644-4.

Jeffries, Judson L., ed. The Black Panther Party: In a City Near You. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-5197-1.

Jordan, Jim. The Slave-Trader’s Letter-Book: Charles Lamar, The Wanderer, and Other Tales of the African Slave Trade. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-5196-4.

Kelbaugh, Ross J. Maryland’s Civil War Photographs: The Sesquicentennial Collection. Maryland Historical Society. 978-0-9842135-1-1.

Kierner, Cynthia A., and Sandra G. Treadway, eds.  Virginia Women:  Their Lives and Times.  Volume I.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-4263-4.

Kreyling, Michael. A Late Encounter with the Civil War. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4657-8.

Lash, Miranda, and Trevor Schoonmaker, eds.  Southern Accents:  Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art.  Duke University Press.  978-0-938989-38-7.

Lindsay, Debra J.  Maria Martin’s World:  Art & Science, Faith & Family in Audubon’s America.  University of Alabama Press.  978-0-8173-1951-9.

Link, William A. Atlanta Cradle of the New South: Race and Remembering in the Civil War’s Aftermath. University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-0776-4.

Lowe, John Wharton, ed.  Calypso Magnolia:  The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature.  University of North Carolina Press.  ISBN:  9781469628882.

McCarroll, Meredith. Un-White: Appalachia, Race, and Film. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-5362-3.

McGuire, Jack B.  Win the Race or Die Trying:  Uncle Earl’s Last Hurrah.  University Press of Mississippi.  978-1-4968-0763-2.

McKinney, Gordon B. Henry W. Blair’s Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate. University Press of Kentucky. 978-0-8131-4087-2.

Mitchell, Dennis J.  A New History of Mississippi.  University Press of Mississippi.  978-1-61703-976-8.

Mixon, Gregory.  Show Thyself a Man:  Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-6272-3.

Morris, J. Brent, ed.  Yes, Lord, I Know the Road:  A Documentary History of African Americans in South Carolina, 1526-2008.  University of South Carolina Press.  978-1-61117-731-2.

Morrison, Melanie S. Murder on Shades Mountain: The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham. Duke University Press. 978-0-8223-7117-5.

Nunnally, Thomas E., ed. Speaking of Alabama: The History, Diversity, Function, and Change of Language. University of Alabama Press. 978-0-8173-1993-9.

Olliff, Martin T.  Getting Out of the Mud:  The Alabama Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928.  University of Alabama Press.  9780817319557.

Paredes, J. Anthony and Judith Knight, eds. Red Eagle’s Children: Weatherford vs Weatherford et al. University of Alabama Press. 978-0-8173-1770-6.

Peeples, Edward H., with Nancy MacLean.  Scalawag:  A White Southerner’s Journey Through Segregation to Human Rights Activism.  University of Virginia Press.  978-0-8139-3539-3.

Picone, Michael D., and Catherine Evans Davies, eds.  New Perspectives on Language Variety in the South:  Historical and Contemporary Approaches.  University of Alabama Press.  978-0-8173-1815-4.

Pleasants, Julian M.  Home Front:  North Carolina During World War II.  University Press of Florida.  ISBN:  978-0-8130-5425-4.

Quist, John W. and Michael J. Birkner, eds. James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War. University Press of Florida. 978-0-8130-4426-2.

Rankin, Tom. One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia.University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-0740-5.

Reardon, Carol, and Tom Vossler.  A Field Guide to Antietam:  Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places and People.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-3020-5.

Reardon, Carol, and Tom Vossler.  A Field Guide to Gettysburg:  Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People.  Second Edition.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-3336-7.

Reaser, Jeffrey, Eric Wilbanks, Karissa Wojcik, and Walt Wolfram.  Language Variety in the New South:  Contemporary Perspectives on Change and Variation.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-3880-5.

Ritterhouse, Jennifer.  Discovering the South:  One Man’s Travels Through a Changing America in the 1930s.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-3094-6.

Robertson, Henry O.  The Red River Campaign and Its Toll:  69 Bloody Days in Louisiana, March-May 1864.  McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers.  9781476663784.

Robertson, William Glenn.  River of Death:  The Chickamauga Campaign.  Volume One.  The Fall of Chattanooga. University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4312-0.

Romine, Scott, and Jennifer Rae Greeson.  Keywords for Southern Studies.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-4962-6.

Sartor, Margaret, and Alex Harris, eds.  Where We Find Ourselves:  The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897-1922.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4831-6.

Schafer, Daniel L. Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida. University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-3419-5.

Scherr, Arthur.  Thomas Jefferson’s Haitian Policy:  Myths and Realities.  Lexington Books.  978-1-4985-1251-0.

Shelton, Allen C. Where the North Sea Touches Alabama. University of Chicago Press. 978-0-226-07322-4.

Sheppard, Jonathan C. By the Noble Daring of Her Sons: The Florida Brigade of the Army of Tennessee. University of Alabama Press. 978-0-8173-1707-2.

Silkenat, David.  Driven from Home:  North Carolina’s Civil War Refugee Crisis.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-4946-6.

Smith, Jon. Finding Purple America: The South and the Future of American Cultural Studies. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4526-0.

Snyder, Jeffrey Aaron. Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow. University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-5283-1.

Sojourner, Sue with Cheryl Reitan. Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi. University of Kentucky Press. 978-0-8131-4093-3.

Sommerville, Diane Miller.  Aberration of the Mind:  Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4330-4.

Spriggs, Kent, ed.  Voices of Civil Rights Lawyers:  Reflections from the Deep South, 1964-1980.  University Press of Florida.  ISBN:  978-0-8130-5432-2.

Stoltz, Joseph F., III.  A Bloodless Victory:  The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory.  Johns Hopkins University Press.  978-1-4214-2302-2.

Sweet, Timothy, ed.  Literary Cultures of the Civil War.  University of Georgia Press.  978-0-8203-4960-2.

Swindall, Lindsey R. The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955. Universirty Press of Florida. 978-0-8130-4922-2.

Tarter, Brent.  A Saga of the New South:  Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia.  University of Virginia Press.  978-0-8139-3877-6.

Taylor, Amy Murrell.  Embattled Freedom:  Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps.  University of North Carolina Press.  978-1-4696-4362-5.

Thrift, Bryan Hardin.  Conservative Bias:  How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party.  University Press of Florida.  978-0-8130-6234-1.

Waid, Candace. The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner’s Art.  University of Georgia Press. 978-0-8203-4316-7.

Wald, Alan M. Alerican Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War. University of North Carolina Press. 978-0-8078-3586-9.

Weiss, Brad.  Real Pigs:  Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork.  Duke University Press.  978-0-8223-6157-2.

Wiggins, Sarah Woolfolk and Ruth Smith Truss, eds. The Journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, 1827 – 1855: A Substitute for Social Intercourse. University of Alabama Press. 978-0-8173-1333-3.

Wolfram, Walt and Jeffrey Reaser. Talkin’ Tarheel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina. University of North Carolina Press. 978-1-4696-1436-6.