Browse by Subject: History

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The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People

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The American South and the Atlantic World

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.

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To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Explores the tumultuous emergence of the African American working class in Jacksonville between Reconstruction and the 1920s.

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James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

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.

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Notes on Writing the History of the Ku Klux Klan

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Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

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.

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Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

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.

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Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics is the first multidisciplinary, comprehensive examination of the American veteran experience.

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Slave Breeding: Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History

In this bold and provocative book, historian Gregory Smithers investigates how African Americans have narrated, remembered, and represented slave-breeding practices.

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The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove

Using Mary Musgrove's life as a narrative thread, Steven Hahn explores the connected histories of the Creek Indians and the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia.