We Will Always Be Here

"The Southeastern Indian people found their voices in this work. They are alive and well--still on their land!"--Hiram F. Gregory, coauthor of The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present "This collection fills a major void in our understanding of recent southern history by offering a wide-ranging selection of southern Indians a … Continue reading We Will Always Be Here

Creating and Consuming the American South

"This wide-ranging volume reminds us consistently that the U.S. South has always been an invention but one that exerts uncanny mobility across multiple borders and histories."—Melanie Benson Taylor, author of Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause "The quality and variety of the essays, the intelligent introduction, the rich topic, and … Continue reading Creating and Consuming the American South

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World

The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937–1955 by Lindsey R. Swindall Left-leaning African Americans united in the American South in the late 1930s to fight back against racism and the oppression of workers in America and around the world. The cloud of suspicion and repression of the McCarthy … Continue reading The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World

Nation within a Nation

Now available! Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government Edited by Glenn Feldman “These essays show the complexity, hypocrisy, and, yes, perversion in this tortured relationship.”—Orville Vernon Burton, author of The Age of Lincoln From the Constitutional Convention to the Civil War to the civil rights movement, the South has exerted … Continue reading Nation within a Nation

Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold

Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina By Shepherd W. McKinley From our New Perspectives on the History of the South series comes the first ever book on the role of phosphates in the South Carolina plantation economy. In this top-down, bottom-up history, Shepherd McKinley shows how phosphate … Continue reading Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold