American history

Aaron Douglas: Art, Race, and the Harlem Renaissance

Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning

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

Across the Aisle: The Seven-Year Journey of the Historic Montgomery GI Bill

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

African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation

After Removal: The Choctaw in Mississippi

American Exceptionalism

American Raiders: The Race to Capture the Luftwaffe's Secrets

Americans at War

And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980

Autobiography as Activism: Three Black Women of the Sixties

Autobiography of a Female Slave

Beaches, Blood, and Ballots: A Black Doctor's Civil Rights Struggle

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Birth Chairs, Midwives, and Medicine

Black and White: Cultural Interaction in the Antebellum South

Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South

Black Rock : A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

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

Bohemian New Orleans: The Story of the Outsider and Loujon Press

Booker T. Washington in Perspective: Essays of Louis R. Harlan

Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

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

Builders of a New South: Merchants, Capital, and the Remaking of Natchez, 1865-1914

Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration

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

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

C. L. R. James: A Critical Introduction

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

The Cajuns: Americanization of a People

Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Can Anything Beat White? A Black Family's Letters

Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America

Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case that Transformed Television

The Choctaw before Removal

The Circle of Guilt

Civil Rights Childhood

Civil Rights Chronicle: Letters from the South

The Civil Rights Movement in America

Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience

Civil War Mississippi: A Guide

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

Come Retribution: The Confederate Secret Service and the Assassination of Lincoln

Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar

Coming to Colorado: A Young Immigrant's Journey to Become an American Flyer

The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The "Great Truth" about the "Lost Cause"

Confederate Industry: Manufacturers and Quartermasters in the Civil War

Confederates in the Tropics: Charles Swett's Travelogue of 1868

Confronting Modernity: Art and Society in Louisiana

Contemporary Southern Identity: Community through Controversy

Conversations with Shelby Foote

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

Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe

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

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

Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas

Dance Marathons: Performing American Culture in the 1920s and 1930s

A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism

Domesticity with a Difference: The Nonfiction of Catharine Beecher, Sarah J. Hale, Fanny Fern, and Margaret Fuller

Doubled Plots: Romance and History

Drilling Ahead: The Quest For Oil In the Deep South, 1945-2005

Ellen S. Woodward: New Deal Advocate for Women

Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Empire and Slavery in American Literature, 1820-1865

Enclave: Vicksburg and Her Plantations, 1863-1870

The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville

Escape from Archangel: An American Merchant Seaman at War

Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi

Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Eyes of an Eagle: Jean-Pierre Cenac, Patriarch: An Illustrated History of Early Houma-Terrebonne

Fighting and Writing the Vietnam War

Florida's Miracle Strip: From Redneck Riviera to Emerald Coast

For Us, the Living

Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture

Freedom Walk: Mississippi or Bust

The French Quarter of New Orleans

From Midnight To Guntown: True Crime Stories from a Federal Prosecutor in Mississippi

The Garden District of New Orleans

General Stephen D. Lee

Gettysburg: Sentinels of Stone

Ghost Dancing on the Cracker Circuit: The Culture of Festivals in the American South

The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir

Great Houses of Mississippi

The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Guadalcanal Marine

A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and Why It Failed

The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980

The Historical Present: Uses and Abuses of the Past

A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000

Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

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

Hurricane Camille: Monster Storm of the Gulf Coast

I Always Wanted to Fly: America's Cold War Airmen

The Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America

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

Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will

Interviews with Betty Friedan

Interviews with Dwight MacDonald

Interviews with Edward W. Said

Interviews with George F. Kennan

Interviews with John Kenneth Galbraith

Inventing Southern Literature

Is There a Southern Political Tradition?

James K. Humphrey and the Sabbath-Day Adventists

James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier's Story

Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Jennie Carter: A Black Journalist of the Early West

Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America's Blue Yodeler

John Wilkes Booth: A Sister's Memoir

Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch

Justice Older than the Law: The Life of Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember

The Kennedy Assassination

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

King Cotton in Modern America: A Cultural, Political, and Economic History since 1945

La Salle and His Legacy

Legend of the Free State of Jones

Legend of the Free State of Jones

The Legs Murder Scandal

Les Cadiens et leurs ancêtres acadiens: l'histoire racontée aux jeunes

Lincoln Apostate: The Matson Slave Case

Lincoln's Moral Vision: The Second Inaugural Address

Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Livestock Brands and Marks: An Unexpected Bayou Country History 1822-1946 Pioneer Families Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Long Lance

Looking Back Mississippi: Towns and Places

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

Lost Landmarks of Mississippi

Lost Mansions of Mississippi

Lost Mansions of Mississippi, Volume II

Lost Plantation: The Rise and Fall of Seven Oaks

Lost Plantations of the South

Lotus Among the Magnolias: The Mississippi Chinese

Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

Making a Way out of No Way: African American Women and the Second Great Migration

Making Haste Slowly: The Troubled History of Higher Education in Mississippi

Manners and Southern History

Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydeco: Readings in Louisiana Culture

Maroon and White: Mississippi State University, 1878-2003

Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Marxism for Our Times: C. L. R. James on Revolutionary Organization

Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism, 1963-1975

Mayor Crump Don't Like It: Machine Politics in Memphis

The Measure of Our Days
Writings of William F. Winter

The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

The Mind of the South: Fifty Years Later

Mississippi Forests and Forestry

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

Mississippi Liberal: A Biography of Frank E. Smith

Mississippi Politics
The Struggle for Power, 1976-2006

The Mississippi Public Community and Junior College Story: 1972-2002

The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission: Civil Rights and States' Rights

Mississippi: A Documentary History

Mississippi: The Closed Society

Mississippi's American Indians

Mobilizing for the Common Good: The Lived Theology of John M. Perkins

Multiparty Politics in Mississippi, 1877-1902

Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia

Music and History: Bridging the Disciplines

Must See Mississippi: 50 Favorite Places

Nairne's Muskhogean Journals: The 1708 Expedition to the Mississippi River

The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735

A New History of Mississippi

Nitty Gritty: A White Editor in Black Journalism

Nobody Knows Where the Blues Come From: Lyrics and History

The Norumbega Harmony: Historic and Contemporary Hymn Tunes and Anthems from the New England Singing School Tradition

Not Just Child's Play: Emerging Tradition and the Lost Boys of Sudan

Now Is the Time

Obituaries in American Culture

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

Oil in the Deep South: A History of the Oil Business in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, 1859-1945

Operation Pretense: The FBI's Sting on County Corruption in Mississippi

Out of the Shadow of Leprosy: The Carville Letters and Stories of the Landry Family

Overseas American: Growing Up Gringo in the Tropics

Pacific Skies: American Flyers in World War II

The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Pearl Harbor Jazz: Change in Popular Music in the Early 1940s

Pemberton: The General Who Lost Vicksburg

The Peninsula Campaign of 1862: A Military Analysis

Personal Souths Interviews from the Southern Quarterly

Piney Woods School: An Oral History

Placing the South

Plunging into Haiti: Clinton, Aristide, and the Defeat of Diplomacy

Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

Prophet Singer
The Voice and Vision of Woody Guthrie

The Pursuit of a Dream

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

Racial Uplift and American Music, 1878-1943

Ragged but Right: Black Traveling Shows, "Coon Songs," and the Dark Pathway to Blues and Jazz

Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia

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

Religion in Mississippi

Remaking Dixie: The Impact of World War II on the American South

Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

Rich Harvest: A History of the Grange, 1867-1900

The Rise of David Duke

The River of No Return: The Autobiography of a Black Militant and the Life and Death of SNCC

Robert G. Clark's Journey to the House: A Black Politician's Story

The Role of Ideas in the Civil Rights South

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

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

A Scottsboro Case in Mississippi: The Supreme Court and Brown v. Mississippi

Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

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

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines

Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life

Shelby Foote: Novelist and Historian

Shiloh and Corinth: Sentinels of Stone

Shocking The Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Sidelines Activist: Charles S. Johnson and the Struggle for Civil Rights

The Sinking of the USS Cairo

Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

The Sixteenth Mississippi Infantry: Civil War Letters and Reminiscences

Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835

Slavery and the American South

Slavery, Propaganda, and the American Revolution

Soldier's Son

The South and the Caribbean

Southern Belle

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Spheres of Liberty: Changing Perceptions of Liberty in American Culture

A Spiral Way: How the Phonograph Changed Ethnography

The Spirit of Black Hawk: A Mystery of Africans and Indians

Steamboats and the Cotton Economy: River Trade in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta

Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Strike Songs of the Depression

Striking Performances/Performing Strikes

The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Talking with Michener

Thomas Jefferson on Wine

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

Three Lives for Mississippi

Through the Lens of the City: NEA Photography Surveys of the 1970s

Timber: A Photographic History of Mississippi Forestry

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

Touring Literary Mississippi

Toussaint's Clause: The Founding Fathers and the Haitian Revolution

The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians, 1540-1760

Transformed: A White Mississippi Pastor's Journey into Civil Rights and Beyond

Triumph of Good Will: How Terry Sanford Beat a Champion of Segregation and Reshaped the South

A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War

TVA Photography: Thirty Years of Life in the Tennessee Valley

The University of Mississippi School of Law
A Sesquicentennial History

The University of Mississippi: A Sesquicentennial History

Unsung Valor: A GI's Story of World War II

Urbane Revolutionary: C. L. R. James and the Struggle for a New Society

Vicksburg: Sentinels of Stone

Victorian Houses of Mississippi

Vietnam and the Southern Imagination

Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau

Waking Up to War: The Shock of Pearl Harbor

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II

We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter

We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts

We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth's Sit-In and the Movement It Inspired

Where Have All the Flower Children Gone?

Why I Left America and Other Essays

Wild Bill Sullivan: King of the Hollow

Without Regard to Race: The Other Martin Robison Delany

Witness to Injustice

Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Words into Images: Screenwriters on the Studio System

World War I and the Cultures of Modernity

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

The WPA Guides: Mapping America

Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

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

You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement


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Every living American adult likely prized at least one childhood toy that featured the happy image of an animated cartoon or comic strip character. And today there is an ever-growing market for these retro collectibles accompanied by stacks of books that pose as pricing guides. Yet author and nostalgia guru Tim Hollis (Dixie Before Disney, Hi There, Boys and Girls!) is the first to examine the

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