Ethnic studies

78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning

Acadian to Cajun: Transformation of a People, 1803-1877

Accidental Ambassador Gordo: The Comic Strip Art of Gus Arriola

Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York City

Affect and Power: Essays on Sex, Slavery, Race, and Religion

Africa and the Blues

Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture

African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

African-American Proverbs in Context

Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation

After Removal: The Choctaw in Mississippi

Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

The Artistry of Afro-Cuban Bata Drumming: Aesthetics, Transmission, Bonding, and Creativity

Bashert: A Granddaughter's Holocaust Quest

Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Birth Chairs, Midwives, and Medicine

Black and White: Cultural Interaction in the Antebellum South

The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth Century African American Literature

Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South

Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Blue Ridge Folklife

Botánicas : Sacred Spaces of Healing and Devotion in Urban America

Britain and the American South: From Colonialism to Rock and Roll

C. L. R. James and Creolization: Circles of Influence

C. L. R. James on the 'Negro Question'

C. L. R. James: A Critical Introduction

Cajun and Creole Folktales

Cajun and Creole Music Makers: Musiciens cadiens et créoles

Cajun Country

Cajun Foodways

Cajun Mardi Gras Masks

Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: A Young Reader's History

The Cajuns: Americanization of a People

Can't Stand Still: Taylor Gordon and the Harlem Renaissance

Caribbean Masala: Indian Identity in Guyana and Trinidad

Chicano Graffiti and Murals: The Neighborhood Art of Peter Quezada

The Choctaw before Removal

Choctaw Tales

The Color of Jazz: Race and Representation in Postwar American Culture

Connecting Times: The Sixties in Afro-American Fiction

The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Conversations with Sonia Sanchez

Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Crusades for Freedom: Memphis and the Political Transformation of the American South

The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-1936

Cultural Orphans in America

Curt Flood in the Media: Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete

Dictionary of Louisiana French: As Spoken in Cajun, Creole, and American Indian Communities

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

Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism

Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women's Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora

Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi

Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Exploring American Folk Music: Ethnic, Grassroots, and Regional Traditions in the United States

Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Franco-American Identity, Community, And La Guiannée

From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

The Fugitive Race: Minority Writers Resisting Whiteness

Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

The Glenbuchat Ballads

Great Smoky Mountains Folklife

The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South

The Hungry Cowboy: Service and Community in a Neighborhood Restaurant

In the Forests of Freedom: The Fighting Maroons of Dominica

In the Lion's Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900

The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

James K. Humphrey and the Sabbath-Day Adventists

The Jim Dilemma: Reading Race in Huckleberry Finn

John Singleton: Interviews

The Jumbies' Playing Ground: Old World Influences on Afro-Creole Masquerades in the Eastern Caribbean

Just Above the Water: Florida Folk Art

Kennedy's Blues: African American Blues and Gospel Songs on JFK

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

Let's Make Some Noise: Axé and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

Lynching: Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity

Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Miracles of the Spirit: Folk, Art, and Stories from Wisconsin

Mississippi in Africa: The Saga of the Slaves of Prospect Hill Plantation and Their Legacy in Liberia

Mississippi's American Indians

Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel: Readings in the Interpretation of Afro-American Folklore

Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Multicultural American Literature: Comparative Black, Native, Latino/a, and Asian American Fictions

The Music of Multicultural America: Performance, Identity, and Community in the United States

The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City

Passage on the Underground Railroad

Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Pilgrimage from Darkness: Nuremberg to Jerusalem

Piney Woods School: An Oral History

The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Placing the South

The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Postcolonial Theory and the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Literature

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Race and Radio: Pioneering Black Broadcasters in New Orleans

Race and Sport: The Struggle for Equality on and off the Field

Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006 Third Edition

Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Reconstructing Fame: Sport, Race, and Evolving Reputations

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

Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Romance and Rights: The Politics of Interracial Intimacy, 1945-1954

Roosevelt's Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR

Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story

Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through Stories

Searching for Red Eagle: A Personal Journey into the Spirit World of Native America

Seminole Burning: A Story of Racial Vengeance

The Several Lives of Chester Himes

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shenandoah Valley Folklife

Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835

Slavery and the American South

Slavery, Propaganda, and the American Revolution

Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

The South and the Caribbean

South Florida Folklife

Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change

Superheroes on World Screens

Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

To Make a New Race: Gurdjieff, Toomer, and the Harlem Renaissance

¡Viva la historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Vodou Things: The Art of Pierrot Barra and Marie Cassaise

Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

W. E. B. Du Bois on Asia: Crossing the World Color Line

The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II

West African Drumming and Dance in North American Universities: An Ethnomusicological Perspective

What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Whiteness in the Novels of Charles W. Chesnutt

Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination

Without Regard to Race: The Other Martin Robison Delany

Woke Me Up This Morning: Black Gospel Singers and the Gospel Life

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

The World of Richard Wright

The World War II Black Regiment That Built the Alaska Military Highway: A Photographic History

The WPA Guides: Mapping America

Writings of Frank Marshall Davis: A Voice of the Black Press


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Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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