160 pp., 7 x 10
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-9975-5
Published: November 2010
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Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for the Study of the American South
Hal Crowther takes on H.L. Mencken (and Rush Limbaugh, too);
Southerners battle hornets, rattlesnakes, and bears—so they can pick blackberries;
Cowboy Troy crosses country music with hip-hop and says his belt buckle is bling;
The experts redraw the boundaries of North and South;
The Home of the Double-Headed Eagle rises amidst a line of shotgun shacks;
and much more.
Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South.
About the Authors
Harry L. Watson is director of the Center for the Study of the American South and professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is cofounder, with John Shelton Reed, of Southern Cultures.
For more information about Harry L. Watson, visit the Author Page.
Jocelyn Neal teaches music theory, analysis, and popular music courses. She regularly presents her research at national conferences on American music, popular music, music theory, and cultural studies.
For more information about Jocelyn Neal, visit the Author Page.
“The rich array of photographs and graphics, and the sincere and effective attempt at readerly appeal, go well beyond what is attempted by most… Southern Cultures is truly impressive.”--The Council of Editors of Learned Journals