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- LSU Press 2008; US$ 18.95
C. Vann Woodward's The Burden of Southern History remains one of the essential history texts of our time. In it Woodward brilliantly addresses the interrelated themes of southern identity, southern distinctiveness, and the strains of irony that characterize much of the South's historical experience. First published in 1960, the book quickly became... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 72.99
Asked to organise a program of broadcast lectures for the 'Voice of America', Woodward commissioned twenty-two noted scholars to cover classic topics in American history by relating them to developments elsewhere in the world, an approach that has found new popularity among contemporary historians. Originally published by Basic Books in 1968. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 26.99
No history of the European imagination, and no understanding of America's meaning, would be complete without a record of the ideas, fantasies, and misconceptions the Old World has formed about the New. Europe's fascination with America forms a contradictory pattern of hopes and fears, dreams and nightmares, yearnings and forebodings. America... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 34.99
First published in 1951, this historical textbook has been reissued with a new introduction by the author. It discusses the American Reconstruction period, the history of the US Republican Party and the realignment of forces that fought the American Civil War. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1963; US$ 64.99
Although Thomas E. Watson championed the rising Populist movement at the turn of the 19th century--an interracial alliance of agricultural interests fighting the forces of industrial capitalism--his eventual frustration with politics transformed him from liberalism to racial bigotry, from popular spokesman to mob leader. Pulitzer Prize winning scholar... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 12.95
Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf?the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort; they committed to action virtually every operational fighting ship on the... more...
- LSU Press 1992; US$ 21.95
"In her admirable biography of Mary Chesnut, Elisabeth Muhlenfeld has American literature as well as American history in her debt." -- C. Vann Woodward Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut (1823--1886) is known today for her excellent firsthand account of life in the Confederate States of America. A Diary from Dixie (republished in 1981 as Mary Chesnut's Civil... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99
C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...