"Showcases historical scholarship on issues of race, economics, politics and regionalism that helped shape America's current political landscape."
--Book News, Inc.
"Glenn Feldman has collected several valuable surveys of recent scholarship on the modern South."
--Journal of American History
"…Feldman's collection broadens and deepens our understanding of regional and national political history. For those looking for a sampling of some of the best recent work on southern politics and a preview of groundbreaking books to come, Painting Dixie Red deserves a prominent place on the shelf."
--Journal of Southern History
"An informative and entertaining collection of essays on the rise of the Republican Party in the South."
--The North Carolina Historical Review
"An important addition to the literature on the politics of the South."
--Arkansas Historical Quarterly
"A useful addition to the substantial array of scholarly literature addressing the topic. Students of Southern history and politics will find this volume worthwhile."
"A diverse and enlightening range of essays...Editor Glenn Feldman brings into conversation twelve essays dealing with divergent locations, issues, and people to demonstrate the south’s nuanced transition from solidly Democrat to reliably Republican."
“A remarkable series of insightful essays.”
“[The] politics of emotion defines this book’s purpose, organizational structure and its worthwhile contribution to our understanding of white working-class political thinking… enticing.”
--Labor Studies Journal
“Makes a reasoned argument that we must go far deeper and farther afield to explain the change of parties.”
“Feldman… moderates a lively literary panel discussion between two covers.”
A helpful contribution to the scholarship and understanding of contemporary southern politics.