Heritage of Mississippi Series

Histories of the state's diversity, artistry, struggles, and milestones. Recent titles include: Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front. Affiliated entities: Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Mississippi Historical Society.

Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Mississippi's American Indians

Rednecks, Redeemers, and Race: Mississippi after Reconstruction, 1877-1917

Religion in Mississippi

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Emmett Till: The Murder that Shocked the World

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Emmett Till murder and trial. In his new book, Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement, author Devery Anderson offers the first truly comprehensive account of the 1955 murder and its aftermath. 13 year old Emmett Till In 1955 Till was a fourteen-year-old African American boy from Chicago who was

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