Browse by Subject: Southern

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Links: My Family in American History

In Links, Arthur and Margaret Link's youngest son--an accomplished and award-winning historian--offers a moving and unsentimental biography of two individuals who experienced the intense change and tumult of the South during the mid-twentieth century. 

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Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Tim Boyd challenges one of the most prominent explanations for the precipitous fall of the Democratic Party in southern politics: the "white backlash" theory.

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Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown

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Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Less than a decade after the conclusion of the Civil War, northern promoters began pushing images of a mythic South to boost tourism. By creating a hierarchical relationship based on region and race in which northerners were always superior, promoters saw tourist dollars begin flowing southward, but this cultural construction was damaging to southerners, particularly African Americans.

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The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933

How did the political party of Lincoln--of emancipation--become the party of the South and of white resentment? How did Jefferson Davis’s old party become the preferred choice for most southern blacks?

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History of Andersonville Prison, revised edition

Examines diaries and firsthand accounts of prisoners, guards, and officers, and both Confederate and Federal government records (including the transcript of the trial of Capt. Henry Wirz, the alleged "fiend of Andersonville").

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Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

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Family Values in the Old South