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  • Cayman Islands Aliveby John Bigley; Paris Permenter

    Hunter Publishing 2004; US$ 9.99

    A 272-page guide to the shopping, hotels, restaurants and activities more...

  • The Civilization of the Old Southby Clement Eaton; Albert D. Kirwan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Exhibiting a clear, straightforward style, his many works are marked by a comprehensiveness and a catholicity of view. There is hardly an element of southern thought or society, hardly a major movement of any kind or an event of any significance that has escaped his penetrating thought and discerning analysis. This volume of Eaton's selected writings... more...

  • Cracker Cultureby Grady McWhiney; Forrest McDonald

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    Cracker Culture is a provocative study of social life in the Old South that probes the origin of cultural differences between the South and the North throughout American history. Among Scotch-Irish settlers the term ?Cracker? initially designated a person who boasted, but in American usage the word has come to designate poor whites. McWhiney uses... more...

  • Creating and Consuming the American Southby Martyn Bone; Brian Ward; William A. Link

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95

    Stories of decline, endurance, invasion, and resistance have shaped southern identity. Whether they originate in chambers of commerce, neo-Confederate websites, jazz songs, or forces outside the region, the narratives and images that give shape to ?the South? have real social, political, and economic ramifications. Featuring interdisciplinary contributions... more...

  • Creole Transformation from Slavery to Freedomby Douglas V. Armstrong

    UPF 2003; US$ 59.95

    ?With the first study to address the development of a free, mixed-race Caribbean community using historical and archaeological evidence, Armstrong has provided a new direction for research and challenged accepted notions of Caribbean family structure. more...

  • Curacao Travel Adventuresby Lynne Sullivan

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    We travel to grow - our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise - sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can... more...

  • De Bow's Reviewby John F. Kvach

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00

    In the decades preceding the Civil War, the South struggled against widespread negative characterizations of its economy and society as it worked to match the North's infrastructure and level of development. Recognizing the need for regional reform, James Dunwoody Brownson (J. D. B.) De Bow began to publish a monthly journal -- De Bow's Review ... more...

  • The Devil's Laneby Catherine Clinton; Michele Gillespie

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99

    Land contested over by settlers in the early South was named "the devil's lane" with violence often befalling those who ventured there. These essays on sexuality, race and gender in the South from the 17th to 19th century, explore legal history through race, crime, punishment and slander. more...

  • The Enigmatic Southby Jr. Samuel C. Hyde; James M. McPherson; Gaines M. Foster; Paul F. Paskoff; John M. Sacher; Eric H. Walther; Christopher Childers; Julia Nguyen; Sarah Hyde; George Rable

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 42.50

    "A fitting tribute to William J. Cooper, Jr., one of the leading historians of the nineteenth-century South, these nine chapters (eight by former students, one by a colleague) exemplify the depth of research, clarity of writing, and rigor of analysis that we associate with the honoree. The perceptive and elegantly written appreciation of Cooper by... more...

  • Ghosts of the Confederacyby Gaines M. Foster

    Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 43.99

    After Lee and Grant met at Appomatox Court House in 1865 to sign the document ending the long and bloody Civil War, the South at last had to face defeat as the dream of a Confederate nation melted into the Lost Cause. Through an examination of memoirs, personal papers, and postwar Confederate rituals such as memorial day observances, monument unveilings,... more...