Southern history

78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning

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

Across the Creek: Faulkner Family Stories

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

Africa and the Blues

African American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas

Africans and Seminoles: From Removal to Emancipation

After Removal: The Choctaw in Mississippi

Arrowheads and Spear Points in the Prehistoric Southeast: A Guide to Understanding Cultural Artifacts

Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980

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

Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

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-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

Brierfield: Plantation Home of Jefferson Davis

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

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

Carville: Remembering Leprosy in America

Changing Channels: The Civil Rights Case that Transformed Television

The Choctaw before Removal

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

Civil War Leadership and Mexican War Experience

Civil War Mississippi: A Guide

Clarence John Laughlin: Prophet without Honor

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

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

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

Conversations with Shelby Foote

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

Country Music Culture: From Hard Times to Heaven

Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

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

Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret

Dixie Before Disney: 100 Years of Roadside Fun

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


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

Enclave: Vicksburg and Her Plantations, 1863-1870

European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Fannye Cook: Mississippi's Pioneering Conservationist

Faulkner and History

Faulkner: A Biography

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

Fortune's Favorite Child: The Uneasy Life of Walter Anderson

Fragile Grounds: Louisiana's Endangered Cemeteries

Freedom Walk: Mississippi or Bust

The French Quarter of New Orleans

Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball

Gender and the Southern Body Politic

General Stephen D. Lee

Gettysburg: Sentinels of Stone

Golden Days: Reminiscences of Alumnae, Mississippi State College for Women

Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

The Good Doctors: The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice in Health Care

Hands in the Till: Embezzlement of Public Monies in Mississippi

Hank Williams, So Lonesome

Hard Scrabble to Hallelujah, Volume 1: Bayou Terrebonne: Legacies of Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

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

High Cotton: Four Seasons in the Mississippi Delta

The Historical Present: Uses and Abuses of the Past

A History of Affirmative Action, 1619-2000

A History of the Mississippi Governor's Mansion

Horn of Plenty: Seasons in an Island Wilderness

Hurricane Camille: Monster Storm of the Gulf Coast

The Identity Question: Blacks and Jews in Europe and America

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

Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn

Is There a Southern Political Tradition?

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

James Z. George: Mississippi's Great Commoner

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

Joseph E. Davis: Pioneer Patriarch

Katherine Anne Porter: Conversations

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember

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

La Salle and His Legacy

The Land of the Smokies: Great Mountain Memories

Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

Legend of the Free State of Jones

Legend of the Free State of Jones

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

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

A Literary History of Mississippi

Looking Back Mississippi: Towns and Places

Lost Churches of Mississippi

A Lost Heroine of the Confederacy: The Diaries and Letters of Belle Edmondson

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

Louisiana Governors: Rulers, Rascals, and Reformers

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

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

Manners and Southern History

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

Martha Skelton: Master Quilter of Mississippi

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

The Measure of Our Days
Writings of William F. Winter


The Mind of the South: Fifty Years Later

Mississippi Archaeology Q & A

Mississippi Black Paper

The Mississippi Encyclopedia

Mississippi Forests and Forestry

Mississippi Harvest: Lumbering in the Longleaf Pine Belt, 1840--1915

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, 1976-2008, Second Edition

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: A Documentary History

Mississippi: The Long, Hot Summer

Mississippi: The WPA Guide to the Magnolia State

Mississippians in the Great War: Selected Letters

Mule Trader: Ray Lum's Tales of Horses, Mules, and Men

Multiparty Politics in Mississippi, 1877-1902

Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia

Music and History: Bridging the Disciplines

My Mississippi

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

The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735

Native American Place Names in Mississippi

A New History of Mississippi

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

The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

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

A Place Called Mississippi: Collected Narratives

Placing the South

Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Power Plays: Politics, Football, and Other Blood Sports

Prejudice Across America

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

Promises Kept: The University of Mississippi Medical Center

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

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

Religion in Mississippi

Religion in the South

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

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

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

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

Rock Solid: Southern Miss Football

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

Sanctuaries of Segregation: The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign

Saving Louisiana? The Battle for Coastal Wetlands

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

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

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life

Shelby Foote: Novelist and Historian

The Sinking of the USS Cairo

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

Sonny Montgomery: The Veteran's Champion

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

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

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

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

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center: Four Centuries of a Mississippi Landscape

TABASCO®: An Illustrated History

Telling Our Stories: Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Thomas Jefferson on Wine

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

Three Lives for Mississippi

Timber: A Photographic History of Mississippi Forestry

A Time to Speak: Speeches by Jack Reed

To Write in the Light of Freedom: The Newspapers of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Schools

Touring Literary Mississippi

The Transformation of the Southeastern Indians, 1540-1760

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

Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

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

Trumpet Records: Diamonds on Farish Street

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

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

Waltz the Hall: The American Play Party

We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter

We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts

Weapons of Mississippi

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

Where Have All the Flower Children Gone?

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

Without Regard to Race: The Other Martin Robison Delany

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

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

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

The Yazoo River

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


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