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To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Explores the tumultuous emergence of the African American working class in Jacksonville between Reconstruction and the 1920s

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Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Exploring parts of the city’s early nineteenth-century history that have previously been neglected, Dessens examines how New Orleans came to symbolize progress, adventure, and culture to so many

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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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Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

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Dirty Harry's America: Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash

In Dirty Harry's America, Joe Street argues that the movies shed critical light on the culture and politics of the post-1960s era and locates San Francisco as the symbolic cultural battleground of the time.

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Mission Control: Inventing the Groundwork of Spaceflight

The crucial link in the age of space exploration

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

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Madame Lalaurie, Mistress of the Haunted House

Inside the "Most Haunted" House in New Orleans

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The Life and Crimes of Railroad Bill: Legendary African American Desperado

Ride, ride, ride--The true story of America’s most infamous black outlaw

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Endgame for Empire: British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763–1776