Frontiers of the American South

Edited by William A. Link

Series Description:

This series features commissioned books that intentionally challenge conventional wisdom regarding the American South. Through short studies on topics of broader interest, this series offers new approaches to what South has meant, how it evolved over time, and what relevance this evolution has for the present era. Books in this series are supported by the generosity of the Richard J. Milbauer Eminent Scholar endowment at the University of Florida. This series does not accept unsolicited titles. 

There are 3 books in this series.

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

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Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, this book shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister scholars and delves into the work of an organization central to this movement, the Southern Association for Women Historians.

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Reckoning with Rebellion: War and Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century

In this innovative global history of the American Civil War, Aaron Sheehan-Dean compares and contrasts the American experience with other civil and national conflicts that happened at nearly the same time—the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the Polish Insurrection of 1863, and China’s Taiping Rebellion.

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United States Reconstruction across the Americas

Historians have examined the American Civil War and its aftermath for more than a century, yet little work has situated this important era in a global context. Contributors to this volume open up ways of viewing Reconstruction not as an insular process but as an international phenomenon.