Balancing art, social theory, and history and drawing from family records, oral histories, and photographs rescued from New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Anthony gives us a rich look at the cultural landscape of New Orleans nearly a century ago.
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
This examination of a Quaker community in northern Virginia, between its first settlement in 1730 and the end of the Civil War, explores how an antislavery, pacifist, and equalitarian religious minority maintained its ideals and campaigned for social justice in a society that violated those values on a daily basis.