Browse by Subject: History

Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date

Book Cover

Life and Labor in the New New South

This collection of essays explores the dynamic new face of Southern labor since 1950.

Book Cover

Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from where he stood at Launch Control Center.

Book Cover

Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Communists and Perverts under the Palms reveals how the creation of the Johns Committee was a logical and unsurprising result of historic societal anxieties about race, sexuality, obscenity, and liberalism.

Book Cover

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. 

Book Cover

Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality in America

A deft, readable examination of two icons of black resistance

Book Cover

Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

This fascinating look at the cultural and military importance of British forts in the colonial era explains how these forts served as communities in Indian country more than as bastions of British imperial power.

Book Cover

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.

Book Cover

After Freedom Summer: How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965–1986

No one disagrees that 1964--Freedom Summer--forever changed the political landscape of Mississippi. How those changes played out is the subject of Chris Danielson’s fascinating book, After Freedom Summer.

Book Cover

Southern Character: Essays in Honor of Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Book Cover

Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Has the South, once the "Solid South" of the Democratic Party, truly become an unassailable Republican stronghold? If so, when, where, why, and how did this seismic change occur? Moreover, what are the implications for the U.S. body politic? Painting Dixie Red is the first volume to grapple with these difficult yet critical questions.