Henry Knight examines and compares the way California and Florida were promoted, adding to existing historiographies on the two states while providing expert analysis of how railroad kingpins, land barons, agriculturalists, and chambers of commerce invented and popularized an image of these states as the American Paradise.
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.
A collection of essays that grapple honestly with the complexities of the issues faced by the man who sat in the White House prior to the towering figure of Lincoln, and
contribute to a deeper understanding of a turbulent and formative 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.
Destination Dixie reveals that heritage tourism in the South is about more than just marketing destinations and filling hotel rooms; it cuts to the heart of how southerners seek to shape their identity and image for a broader touring public--now often made up of northerners and southerners alike.