By highlighting the cooperation that occurred between progressive activists from the Popular Front to the 1960s, Swindall adds to our understanding of the intergenerational nature of civil rights and anticolonial organizing.
Edited by Brian Ward, Martyn Bone and William A. Link
Pub Date: 5/14/2013
This book focuses explicitly on how contacts with the peoples, cultures, ideas, and economies of the Atlantic World have decisively shaped the history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the modern era.
In her debut book, Zoe Colley does what no historian has done before by following civil rights activists inside the southern jails and prisons to explore their
treatment and the different responses that civil rights organizations had to mass
arrest and imprisonment.
Destination Dixie reveals that heritage tourism in the South is about more than just marketing destinations and filling hotel rooms; it cuts to the heart of how southerners seek to shape their identity and image for a broader touring public--now often made up of northerners and southerners alike.