New Perspectives on the History of the South

Edited by Charles H. Stone and John David Smith, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE

Series Description:

An interdisciplinary series devoted to new issues, ideas, and interpretations in southern history. Books in this series will range widely in scope and address all chronological periods of the South's history. Of special interest will be topics that treat class and racial relations and issues of gender and ethnicity. 

This series is no longer accepting new titles.

For more Information:

Charles H. Stone

John David Smith
CHARLOTTE, NC 28223-0001
(704) 687-4822

There are 33 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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The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

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The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

A look at life under Union occupation in the Confederate South.

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Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900–1930

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Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

Reveals how early nineteenth-century Southern humorists addressed the anxieties felt by men seeking to chart a new path between the old honor culture and the new market culture

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T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

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Welfare and Charity in the Antebellum South

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"The Ticket to Freedom": The NAACP and the Struggle for Black Political Integration

The first full-scale political history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, tracing its struggle for black civil and political equality from its founding in 1909 through the post-civil rights years.

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From Rights to Economics: The Ongoing Struggle for Black Equality in the U.S. South

Rich with the voices of black and white southern workers, this broad collection of essays shows how ardently African Americans have had to continue fighting for economic parity in the decades since the civil rights legislation of the 1960s.

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Making a New South: Race, Leadership, and Community after the Civil War

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The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

The Spirit and the Shotgun explores the role of armed self-defense in tandem with nonviolent protests in the African American freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s.