Edited by Brian Ward, Martyn Bone and William A. Link
Pub Date: 5/14/2013
This book focuses explicitly on how contacts with the peoples, cultures, ideas, and economies of the Atlantic World have decisively shaped the history and culture of the American South from colonial times to the modern era.
In her debut book, Zoe Colley does what no historian has done before by following civil rights activists inside the southern jails and prisons to explore their
treatment and the different responses that civil rights organizations had to mass
arrest and imprisonment.
This collection chronicles the tumultuous history of
landowning African American farmers from the end of the Civil War to today.
Each essay provides a case study of people in one place at a particular time
and the factors that affected their ability to acquire, secure, and protect