Southern Dissent

Edited by Stanley Harrold, South Carolina State University and Randall M. Miller, Saint Joseph's University

Series Description:

A series that will explore and analyze the complexities of southern dissent on a broad, multi-ethnic plane. The series is designed to channel research in a variety of fields into a continuing re-evaluation of the role of dissent in the south and what constitutes a dissenting group in any given area at any given time.

For more Information:

Stanley Harrold
Department of History
South Carolina State University
300 College Avenue
Orangeburg, SC 29117


Randall M. Miller
Department of History
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19131-1395





There are 24 books in this series.


Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

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The Seedtime, the Work, and the Harvest: New Perspectives on the Black Freedom Struggle in America

This volume expands the chronology and geography of the black freedom struggle beyond the traditional emphasis on the old South and the years between 1954 and 1968. 

 

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Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Karen Hawkins describes the founding of Craven Operation Progress in North Carolina, discusses the philosophies and tactics of its directors, and outlines the tensions that arose between local leadership and federal control. 

 

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New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

This volume closely examines the movement to resettle black Americans in Africa, an effort led by the American Colonization Society during the nineteenth century and a heavily debated part of American history. Some believe it was inspired by antislavery principles, but others think it was a proslavery reaction against the presence of free blacks in society.

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The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History

This is the definitive account of a landmark event that spurred the South to secession.

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Show Thyself a Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865–1905

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Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta

Atlanta stands out among southern cities for many reasons, not least of which is the role African Americans have played in local politics. Black Power in Dixie offers the first comprehensive study of black politics in the city.

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Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War–Era Charleston

Jeff Strickland examines how German and Irish immigrants in Charleston were both agents of change during the transition from slavery to freedom, as well as embodiments of that change.

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Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

This examination of a Quaker community in northern Virginia, between its first settlement in 1730 and the end of the Civil War, explores how an antislavery, pacifist, and equalitarian religious minority maintained its ideals and campaigned for social justice in a society that violated those values on a daily basis.

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Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown

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The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s