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.
Nation within a Nation features cutting-edge work by lead scholars in the fields of history, political science, and human geography, who examine the causes--real
and perceived--for the South's perpetual state of rebellion, which remains one
of its most defining characteristics.
How, and why, one individual--once known as the most dangerous man in America--could become a
loyal foot soldier on both sides of the Cold War ideological divide is the
subject of this fascinating, incisive biography.
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.
Examining the tumultuous years during and after World War II, Jones-Branch contends that these women are the unsung heroes of South Carolina’s civil rights history. Their efforts to cross the racial divide in South Carolina helped set the groundwork for the broader civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s.