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  • Reconstructing Dixieby Tara McPherson

    Duke University Press 2003; US$ 23.95

    A cultural studies reading of white southern femininity as seen in a range of popular sites including novels, television, and tourist attractions. more...

  • Callaloo Nationby Aisha Khan; Walter D. Mignolo; Irene Silverblatt; Sonia Saldívar-Hull

    Duke University Press 2004; US$ 23.95

    Analyzes the relationship between conceptions of racial and ethnic identity and the ways social stratification and inequality are reproduced and experienced in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. more...

  • Look Away!by Jon Smith; Deborah Cohn; Donald E. Pease; George B. Handley

    Duke University Press 2004; US$ 26.95

    Examines what happens to our paradigms of the American south if we understand the "south" hemispherically, to include Latin America and the Caribbean. more...

  • The Irony of the Solid Southby Glenn Feldman

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Irony of the Solid South examines how the south became the “Solid South” for the Democratic Party and how that solidarity began to crack with the advent of American involvement in World War II.   Relying on a sophisticated analysis of secondary research—as well as a wealth of deep research in primary sources such as... more...

  • A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoesby Richard Ligon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 208.00

    In this eye-witness history of Barbados, Ligon gives perhaps the earliest account of attempts at sugar manufacture. His description of a plantation indicates the size and complexity of the estates acquired in Barbados by subtle and greedy' planters, even in the early days of the industry. more...

  • Masters of the Big Houseby William Kauffman Scarborough

    LSU Press 2006; US$ 28.95

    William Kauffman Scarborough has produced a work of incomparable scope and depth, offering the challenge to see afresh one of the most powerful groups in American history -- the wealthiest southern planters who owned 250 or more slaves in the census years of 1850 and 1860. The identification and tabulation in every slaveholding state of these lords... 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 U.S. South and Europeby Cornelis A. van Minnen; Manfred Berg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00

    The U.S. South is a distinctive political and cultural force -- not only in the eyes of Americans, but also in the estimation of many Europeans. The region played a distinctive role as a major agricultural center and the source of much of the wealth in early America, but it has also served as a catalyst for the nation's only civil war, and later,... more...

  • Yesterday's Peopleby Jack E. Weller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    The distinctive way of life of the Southern Appalachian people has often been criticized, romanticized or derided, but rarely has it been understood. Yesterday's People, the fruit of many years' labor in the mountains, reveals the fears, anxieties, and hopes that underlie the mountaineers' way of thinking and acting, and thereby shape their relationships... more...