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Chancellor Porter L. Fortune Symposium in Southern History Series

Collections in this series feature essays from the annual Porter L. Fortune, Jr. History Symposium, which examines a major theme in southern history.

Affiliated entity: University of Mississippi.

For more information or to submit a proposal, contact associate editor Emily Snyder Bandy.

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European Empires in the American South

Contributions by Allison Margaret Bigelow, Denise I. Bossy, Alejandra Dubcovsky, Alexandre Dubé, Kathleen DuVal, Jonathan Eacott, Travis Glasson, Christopher Morris, Robert Olwell, Joshua Piker, and ...

Southern Religion, Southern Culture

Contributions by Ryan L. Fletcher, Darren E. Grem, Paul Harvey, Alicia Jackson, Ted Ownby, Otis W. Pickett, Arthur Remillard, Chad Seales, and Randall J. Stephens

Over more than three decades of teaching ...

The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Contributions by Chris Myers Asch, Emilye Crosby, David Cunningham, Jelani Favors, Françoise N. Hamlin, Wesley Hogan, Robert Luckett, Carter Dalton Lyon, Byron D'Andra Orey, Ted Ownby, Joseph T. Reiff, ...

The Mind of the South

This probing collection of essays assesses the wide influence of W. J. Cash and the profound effect of his classic dissection of southern history.

Perhaps more than any other historian, W. J. Cash revolutionized ...

Writing Women's History

Contributions by Laura F. Edwards, Crystal Feimster, Glenda E. Gilmore, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Darlene Clark Hine, Mary Kelley, Markeeva Morgan, Anne Firor Scott, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, and Deborah Gray ...

Is There a Southern Political Tradition?

Politics has remained at the core of most southern issues---slavery, morality, roles of state and federal governments, women's rights, regulation of business, and racial desegregation. The southern politician ...

Sex, Race, and the Role of Women in the South

This collection of six conference papers from the Eighth Annual Chancellor's Symposium in Southern History, held in 1982 at the University of Mississippi, seeks to assess the relationship of southern ...

The New Deal and the South

With essays by Alan Brinkley, Harvard Sitkoff, Frank Freidel, Pete Daniel, J. Wayne Flynt, and Numan V. Bartley

The New Deal and the South represents the first comprehensive treatment of the impact of the ...

Religion in the South

Showing the undeniable truth that religion has been a powerful force in creating and maintaining southern regional distinctiveness, this volume of essays by leading scholars explores key aspects of southern ...

The South's Role in the Creation of the Bill of Rights

The adoption of the Bill of Rights was the last step in defining the essential elements of American constitutionalism. The process began with the writing of the Constitution, continued through its ratification ...