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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Written with young audiences in mind, the volume Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts is a rip-roaring tour through the history of the seagoing scallywags and outlaws who trolled the waters around what is now the United States. Though filled with interesting facts and historical nuggets, the narrative is engaging enough to ensnare the attention of... 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$ 38.99
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...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Suburban sprawl transformed the political culture of the American South as much as the civil rights movement did during the second half of the twentieth century. The Silent Majority provides the first regionwide account of the suburbanization of the South from the perspective of corporate leaders, political activists, and especially of the ordinary... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 There is widespread agreement that the South has changed dramatically since the end of World War II. Social, demographic, economic, and political changes have altered significantly the region long considered the nation’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The geo-political significance of the Caribbean, its growing importance as a major transshipment gateway for illegal drugs coming from Latin America to the United States, issues of national security, vulnerability to corruption, increases in the level of violence and social disorder, have all raised serious questions not only about the notions of sovereignty,... more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 29.95
More than fifty years after its initial publication, C. Vann Woodward's landmark work, The Burden of Southern History, remains an essential text on the southern past. Today, a "southern burden" still exists, but its shape and impact on southerners and the world varies dramatically from the one envisioned by Woodward. Recasting Woodward's ideas on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
John Davy (1790-1868) was an English doctor and brother of the chemist Sir Humphrey Davy. After graduating from Edinburgh University, in 1814 Davy became Inspector General of Army Hospitals, and he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834. In his capacity as Inspector General, he spent 1845-1848 living in Barbados and visiting other Caribbean... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 49.95
The Fear of French Negroes is an interdisciplinary study that explores how people of African descent responded to the collapse and reconsolidation of colonial life in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1845). Using visual culture, popular music and dance, periodical literature, historical memoirs, and state papers, Sara E. Johnson examines... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Spencer Mawby analyses the conflicts between the British government and Caribbean nationalists over regional integration, the Cold War, immigration policy and financial aid in the decades before Jamaica, Trinidad and the other territories of the Anglophone Caribbean became independent. more...