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

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Mississippi's American Indians

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

Religion in Mississippi

STOCKING STUFFER MARKDOWNS

Great Mississippi Books for Giving


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Excerpt: Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas

The recent film The Birth of a Nation is once again attracting attention to the story of Nat Turner and the 1831 rebellion against slavery in Southampton County, Virginia. The following is an excerpt from Scott Henkel’s forthcoming book, Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas, available this spring from UPM In the first decades of the nineteenth

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