American History Sale — Southern History

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The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

Frank Porter Graham

Frank Porter Graham

Southern Liberal, Citizen of the World

William A. Link

Otto Wood, the Bandit

Otto Wood, the Bandit

The Freighthopping Thief, Bootlegger, and Convicted Murderer behind the Appalachian Ballads

Trevor McKenzie, David Holt

Insiders, Outsiders

Insiders, Outsiders

Toward a New History of Southern Thought

Sarah E. Gardner, Steven M. Stowe

The Swamp Peddlers

The Swamp Peddlers

How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream

Jason Vuic

West of Slavery

West of Slavery

The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire

Kevin Waite

No Common Ground

No Common Ground

Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

Karen L. Cox

Fragile Democracy

Fragile Democracy

The Struggle over Race and Voting Rights in North Carolina

James L. Leloudis, Robert R. Korstad

The Hamlet Fire

The Hamlet Fire

A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, and Cheap Lives

Bryant Simon

Sorting Out the New South City, Second Edition

Sorting Out the New South City, Second Edition

Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte, 1875–1975

Thomas W. Hanchett

Discovering the South

Discovering the South

One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Jennifer Ritterhouse

Engines of Redemption

Engines of Redemption

Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South

R. Scott Huffard Jr.

Tar Heel Lightnin'

Tar Heel Lightnin'

How Secret Stills and Fast Cars Made North Carolina the Moonshine Capital of the World

Daniel S. Pierce

Circa 1903

Circa 1903

North Carolina's Outer Banks at the Dawn of Flight

Larry E. Tise

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys

The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys

North Carolina’s Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Rob Christensen

The Resilience of Southern Identity

The Resilience of Southern Identity

Why the South Still Matters in the Minds of Its People

Christopher A. Cooper, H. Gibbs Knotts

Gender and Jim Crow, Second Edition

Gender and Jim Crow, Second Edition

Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

Troubled Memory, Second Edition

Troubled Memory, Second Edition

Anne Levy, the Holocaust, and David Duke's Louisiana

Lawrence N. Powell

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

Stories from Our Invisible Citizens

Gene R. Nichol

Hurtin' Words

Hurtin' Words

Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Ted Ownby

God with Us

God with Us

Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942–1976

Ansley L. Quiros

Capturing the South

Capturing the South

Imagining America's Most Documented Region

Scott L. Matthews

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.

An Oral History

E. Patrick Johnson

The Lesbian South

The Lesbian South

Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary Canon

Jaime Harker

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Smuggling Alcohol from Cuba to the South during Prohibition

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

Transforming the Elite

Transforming the Elite

Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Seeds of Empire

Seeds of Empire

Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850

Andrew J. Torget