The fight for racial equality in the nineteenth century played out not only in marches and... Læs mere
For generations, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential... Læs mere
In his expansive history of documentary work in the South during the twentieth-century, Scott L. Matthews examines the... Læs mere
Mary Prince's narrative was one of the earliest to reveal the ugly truths about slavery in the West Indies to an English... Læs mere
Edwin M. Stanton, one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as... Læs mere
In the nineteenth century, nearly all Native American men living along the southern New England... Læs mere
Argues that we can see the US Civil War anew by understanding it as a... Læs mere
From springhouse to smokehouse, from hearth to garden, Southern Appalachian foodways are celebrated afresh in this newly revised edition of The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery.
Historians of the Civil War often speak of "wars within a war" - the military fight, wartime struggles on the home... Læs mere
In this first narrative history of one of the longest boycott campaigns in US history,... Læs mere
The author demonstrates how New England colonialists lived in a densely metaphoric landscape, exploring the... Læs mere
Offers an exploration of the Colored Conventions movement, the nineteenth century's longest campaign for Black... Læs mere
A revised and expanded edition of the Weatherford Award-winning Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English, published in 2005 and known in Appalachian studies circles as the most comprehensive reference work dedicated to Appalachian vernacular and linguistic practice.