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  • LARB Digital Edition: Art + Architectureby Kate Wolf; Esther Yi; Victoria Dailey; Evan Selinger; Victoria Bugge Oye

    Los Angeles Review of Books 2014; US$ 2.99

    As any historian or casual observer of urban transformation might tell you, walls are not everlasting. The following collection examines different ways monuments and notions of monumentality in art and architecture exist in relation to this reality. From Esther Yi's chronicle of the uncertain fate of a section of the Berlin Wall known as the East... more...

  • Archaeology of Southern Urban Landscapesby Amy L Young; Shannon Lee Dawdy; Martha Zierden; Bonnie L. Gums; Joseph W. Joseph; Linda Derry; Patrick Garrow; Terry Kline; Robert A. Genheimer; Audrey Horning; George W. Shorter Jr; Christopher N. Matthews

    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...

  • It Happened in the Old Southby James Crutchfield

    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 Guide to Washington DC 2015by Not For Tourists

    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 Grenada Revolution in the Caribbean Presentby Shalini Puri

    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...

  • The Land of Saddle-bagsby James Watt Raine; Dwight B. Billings

    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 Life and Death of the Solid Southby Dewey W. Grantham

    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 South and the New Dealby Roger Biles

    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...

  • The Negro in the French West Indiesby Shelby T. McCloy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In the research for his book on the opportunities of the black population in Metropolitan France, Shelby T. McCloy found the treatment accorded to people of color in the French colonies so significantly different as to warrant a separate book. This historical study examines the black experience in the French West Indies -- the islands of Martinique,... more...

  • The Self-Inflicted Woundby Robert F. Durden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The essentially tragic political fate of the American South in the nineteenth century resulted from what Robert F. Durden calls a "self-inflicted wound" -- the gradual surrender of the white majority to the pride, fears, and hates of racism. In this gracefully written and closely reasoned study, Durden traces the course of southern political life... more...