Browse by Subject: Southern

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The Wild East: A Biography of the Great Smoky Mountains

Explores the social, political, and environmental changes in the Great Smoky Mountains during the 19th & 20th centuries. Although this national park is often portrayed as a triumph of preservation, Brown concludes that the largest forested region in the

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Confederate Symbols in the Contemporary South

A timely collection of essays examining the controversy surrounding the use & display of Confederate symbols in the modern South. Scholars from many disciplines explore the battle between traditionalists who favor use of confederate symbols and reconstru

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The Other South: Southern Dissenters in the Nineteenth Century

Degler argues that if one is to understand who southerners were and are today, southern dissent of the 19th century must be understood and appreciated, since those years shaped southern ideas, customs, and values. This book

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Balancing Evils Judiciously: The Proslavery Writings of Zephaniah Kingsley

The first complete edition of the complex, pro-black, pro-slavery writings of Zephaniah Kingsley (1765-1843). A slave trader & plantation owner in Spanish Florida, he married a slave & had children with others, all of whom he emancipated. Influenced by ex

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"In the Country of the Enemy": The Civil War Reports of a Massachusetts Corporal

Last printed by the Boston Herald in 1863, these dispatches provide a lively, detailed, firsthand account of a New England regiment of middle-class urban soldiers operating in the hostile southern coastal lowlands during the Civil War,