American history

The 10 Cent War: Comic Books, Propaganda, and World War II

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 Cyclone: Theodore Roosevelt and His 1900 Whistle-Stop Campaign

American Exceptionalism

American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment

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

Americans at War

America's Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina

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

Behind the Rifle: Women Soldiers in Civil War Mississippi

Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

Birth Chairs, Midwives, and Medicine

Black and White: Cultural Interaction in the Antebellum South

Black Boys Burning: The 1959 Fire at the Arkansas Negro Boys Industrial School

Black Exodus: The Great Migration from the American South

Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective

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

Campaigns and Hurricanes: A History of Presidential Visits to Mississippi

Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America

The Choctaw before Removal

The Circle of Guilt

City of Remembering: A History of Genealogy in New Orleans

Civil Rights Childhood

Civil Rights Chronicle: Letters from the South

The Civil Rights Movement in America

Civil War Humor

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

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

Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Contemporary Southern Identity: Community through Controversy

Contesting Post-Racialism : Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

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

Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country

Cross the Water Blues: African American Music in Europe

Crusaders, Gangsters, and Whiskey: Prohibition in Memphis

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

Dear Boys: World War II Letters from a Woman Back Home

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

Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist

Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi

Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

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

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

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

Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement

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

Faulkner and History

Faulkner and War

Fighting and Writing the Vietnam War

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

For Us, the Living

Franco-American Identity, Community, And La Guiannée

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

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

The Garden District of New Orleans

General Stephen D. Lee

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Getting Off at Elysian Fields: Obituaries from the New Orleans "Times-Picayune"

Gettysburg: Sentinels of Stone

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

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

He Slew the Dreamer: My Search for the Truth about James Earl Ray and the Murder of Martin Luther King

The Hell of War Comes Home: Imaginative Texts from the Conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq

Heroes, Rascals, and the Law: Constitutional Encounters in Mississippi History

High Cotton: Four Seasons in the Mississippi Delta

The Historical Present: Uses and Abuses of the Past

A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000

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

The House That Sugarcane Built: The Louisiana Burguières

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 Defense Of Freedom : Stories of Courage and Sacrifice of World War II Army Air Forces Flyers

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

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Inventing Southern Literature

Is There a Southern Political Tradition?

Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

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

Joe T. Patterson and the White South's Dilemma: Evolving Resistance to Black Advancement

John Wilkes Booth: A Sister's Memoir

Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch

Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

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

Life Between the Levees: America's Riverboat Pilots

The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Lincoln Apostate: The Matson Slave Case

Lincoln's Moral Vision: The Second Inaugural Address

Lines Were Drawn: Remembering Court-Ordered Integration at a Mississippi High School

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

Lynching: Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity

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 Black Paper

The Mississippi Encyclopedia

Mississippi Forests and Forestry

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

Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

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 Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

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

Mississippi Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars

Mississippi: A Documentary History

Mississippi: The Closed Society

Mississippians in the Great War: Selected Letters

Mississippi's American Indians

Mississippi's Federal Courts: A History

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

Natchez Before 1830

The Natchez District and the American Revolution

The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735

A New History of Mississippi

Nitty Gritty: A White Editor in Black Journalism

No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

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

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

Pacific Skies: American Flyers in World War II

The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

A Past That Won't Rest: Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

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

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

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

Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

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

Prophet Singer
The Voice and Vision of Woody Guthrie

The Pursuit of a Dream

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

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

Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

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

Religion in Mississippi

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

Rencontres sur le Mississipi, 1682-1763

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

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

Right to Revolt: The Crusade for Racial Justice in Mississippi's Central Piney Woods

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

Selling Folk Music: An Illustrated History

Seminole Burning: A Story of Racial Vengeance

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

Silent Warriors, Incredible Courage: The Declassified Stories of Cold War Reconnaissance Flights and the Men Who Flew Them

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

So the Heffners Left McComb

Soldier's Son

SoulStirrers: Black Art and the Neo-Ancestral Impulse

The South and the Caribbean

Southern Belle

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

A Special Relationship : Britain Comes to Hollywood and Hollywood Comes to Britain

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

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

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

Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City

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

Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Talking with Michener

Thomas Jefferson on Wine

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

Three Lives for Mississippi

Three Years in Mississippi

Three Years in Wonderland: The Disney Brothers, C. V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park

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

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

Troutmouth : The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg

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

Under Surge, Under Siege: The Odyssey of Bay St. Louis and Katrina

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

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

Walking Raddy: The Baby Dolls of New Orleans

Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II

Warring Fictions: Cultural Politics and the Vietnam War Narrative

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

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

When They Blew the Levee: Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

Where Have All the Flower Children Gone?

Why I Left America and Other Essays

Wild Bill Sullivan: King of the Hollow

Win the Race or Die Trying: Uncle Earl's Last Hurrah

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

Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause


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Guest Blog: Jeff McLaughlin on Stan Lee

Comics fans around the world mourned Stan Lee's death on November 12, 2018. Lee's extensive contributions to the world of comics have long solidified him as a pop culture legend. In honor of what would have been Stan Lee's 96th birthday, we asked Jeff McLaughlin, editor of Stan Lee: Conversations, to weigh in. Below, McLaughlin discusses Lee's creativity and his personal experiences with the

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