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- J.S. Sanders books 1991; US$ 9.99
Tennessean Donald Davidson was a member of the Vanderbilt Fugitive poetry group and a leading Southern Agrarian. In addition to his poetry and histories, Davidson?s works include The Attack on Leviathan and Still Rebels, Still Yankees, and Other Essays . more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00
In this concise yet comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and crisply written study, The Improbable Era places developments over the last three decades in Southern economics, politics, education, religion, the arts, and racial revolution into a disciplined framework that brings a measure of order to the perplexing chaos of this era of fundamental... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 42.99
Now in its fifth edition, The New Politics of the Old South is the best and most comprehensive analysis and history of political behaviors and shifting demographics in America?s southern states. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This volume brings together scholars working in different languages?Creole, French, English, Spanish?and modes of cultural production?literature, art, film, music?to suggest how best to model courses that impart the rich, vibrant, and multivalent aspects of the Caribbean in the classroom. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one. From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their variety. The words... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The colonization of Spanish America resulted in the mixing of Natives, Europeans, and Africans and the subsequent creation of a casta system that discriminated against them. Members of mixed races could, however, free themselves from such burdensome restrictions through the purchase of a gracias al sacar ?a royal exemption that provided the privileges... more...
- Linkgua 2014; US$ 3.00
In 1666 Exquemeling left for America from the port of Le Havre onboard a ship of the French Company of the West Indies. The ship was captured by pirates and Exquemeling was sold into slavery on the island of Tortuga. During his captivity he learned from his master how to perform surgery. He served under the distinguished pirates L'Olonnais, Morgan,... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
En 1666 Exquemelin partió hacia América desde el puerto de El Havre en la nave San Juan, de la Compañía Francesa de las Indias Occidentales. El barco cayó en manos de los piratas y Exquemelin fue vendido como esclavo en la isla Tortuga. Durante su cautiverio aprendió de su amo el oficio de cirujano, y adoptó la Ley de la Costa siendo pirata. Así sirvió... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
A compelling account of history's most famous pirate. The Pirate King is the compelling true story of a Welshman who became one of the most ruthless and brutal buccaneers of the golden age of piracy. The inspiration for dozens of fictionalized pirates in film, television, and literature—as well the namesake of one of the world?s most popular... more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 22.95
Dixie is a political and social history of the South during the second half of the twentieth century told from Curtis Wilkie's perspective as a white man intimately transformed by enormous racial and political upheavals. Wilkie's personal take on some of the landmark events of modern American history is as engaging as it is insightful. He attended... more...