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Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

The contributors to this volume illustrate that the war on drugs has been ineffective at best and, at worst, has been highly detrimental to countries throughout the region. They present a clear picture of drug trafficking and its role in organized crime while discussing the major trends of the war on drugs in the twenty-first century, as well as its future.

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The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

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Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock

The musically formative years of an American genius

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From La Florida to La California: Franciscan Evangelization in the Spanish Borderlands

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When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont

Examines the agriculture of the South's original staple crop in the Old Bright Belt--a diverse region named after the unique bright, or flue-cured, tobacco variety it spawned.

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Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government

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Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

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Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina

In the first book ever written about the impact of phosphate mining on the South Carolina plantation economy, Shepherd McKinley explains how the convergence of the phosphate and fertilizer industries carried long-term impacts for America and the South.

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Black Power in the Caribbean