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- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 7.99
St Thomas is one of two parishes that are not on the coast, the other being St George. What St Thomas lacks in beaches it more than makes up for in the beauty of the countryside. Harrison's Caves and Welchman Hall Gully are two particularly beautiful natural areas. At Earthworks Pottery, you can watch the potters at work and buy some unique pieces... more...
- 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...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 42.50
F. Todd Smith is professor of history at the University of North Texas and the author or coauthor of five books, including Colonial Natchitoches: A Creole Community on the Louisiana-Texas Frontier and From Dominance to Disappearance: The Indians of Texas and the Near Southwest, 1786-1859 . more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95
The rapid growth and development of urban areas in the South have resulted in an increase in the number of urban archaeology projects required by federal and state agencies. These projects provide opportunities not only to investigate marginal areas between the town and countryside but also to recover information long buried beneath the earliest urban... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2009; US$ 13.99
This book tells thirty stories of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky?from early European exploration to the end of the Civil War. more...
- Not For Tourists 2014; US$ 21.99
The Not For Tourists Guide to Washington DC divides the city into forty-six mapped neighborhoods. Each map is marked by NFT?s user-friendly icons, which help locate the essential services and entertainment venues in the area. From restaurants, bars, shopping, and museums to information on airports, public transportation, landmarks, and city eventsNFT... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
This charming account of life in Appalachia at the turn of the century is one of the three most important books from the early twentieth century that, as Dwight Billings writes in his foreword, have "had a profound and lasting impact on how we think about Appalachia and, indeed, on the fact that we commonly believe that such a place and people can... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Southern-style politics was one of those peculiar institutions that differentiated the South from other American regions. This system -- long referred to as the Solid South -- embodied a distinctive regional culture and was perpetuated through an undemocratic distribution of power and a structure based on disfranchisement, malapportioned legislatures,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00
When Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in as president, the South was unmistakably the most disadvantaged part of the nation. The region's economy was the weakest, its educational level the lowest, its politics the most rigid, and its laws and social mores the most racially slanted. Moreover, the region was prostrate from the effects of the Great Depression.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The first scholarly book on the Grenada Revolution from the humanities, this book investigates and breaks the long public silence on the legacies of the Grenada Revolution. The book reveals how the Grenada Revolution shaped the cultural and political vocabularies of the entire Caribbean both during its four-year life (1979-1983) and in the quarter... more...