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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Just How French is New Orleans?

In her new book The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City Dianne Guenin-Lelle seeks to answer the question “Why is New Orleans considered a French city?” While it may seem obvious to anyone who has walked the streets of the French Quarter, there is actually a lot to unpack within the question. In the preface, Guenin-Lelle allows that New Orleans does not offer easy answers to

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