Southern History

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The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book

by Eliot Wigginton

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining
The "Foxfire" books began as a student-produced magazine in 1966 that contains stories and interviews from elders in their rural Southern Appalachian community.  The books are anthology collections of material from The Foxfire Magazine, edited and published by Eliot Wigginton.
 
Foxfire 3 - Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs Of Plain Living

Foxfire 3 - Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs Of Plain Living

by Eliot Wigginton

Foxfire 3 - Animal Care, Banjos and Dulcimers, Hide Tanning, Summer and Fall Wild Plant Foods, Butter Churns, Ginseng, and Still More Affairs Of Plain Living
 
 
The "Foxfire" books began as a student-produced magazine in 1966 that contains stories and interviews from elders in their rural Southern Appalachian community.  The books are anthology collections of material from The Foxfire Magazine, edited and published by Eliot Wigginton.
Foxfire 2

Foxfire 2

by Eliot Wigginton

Foxfire 2: Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making and More Affairs of Plain Living
The "Foxfire" books began as a student-produced magazine in 1966 that contains stories and interviews from elders in their rural Southern Appalachian community.  The books are anthology collections of material from The Foxfire Magazine, edited and published by Eliot Wigginton.
Blood Done Sign My Name

Blood Done Sign My Name

by Timothy B Tyson

Blood Done Sign My Name is an autobiographical work of history written by Timothy B. Tyson while he was a professor of Afro-American studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The book, published in 2004 and based in part on an M.A. thesis Tyson wrote in 1990 while attending Duke University, deals with the 1970 murder of Henry Marrow, a black man. Since 2004, the book has sold 140,000 copies and earned awards including the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion.
The Burden Of Southern History

The Burden Of Southern History

by C Vann Woodward

Includes index.
The Promise Of the New South

The Promise Of the New South

by Edward L Ayers

Originally published: 1992.

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Confederates In the Attic

Confederates In the Attic

by Tony Horwitz

Tony Horwitz first wrote about the South and the Civil War as a third-grader inMaryland when he pencilled a book that began: "The War was started when after allthe states had sececed (sic)." He went on to write about war full-time as aforeign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, reporting on conflicts inBosnia, the Middle East, Africa, and Northern Ireland. After a decade abroad,Horwitz moved to a crossroads in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where henow works as a staff writer for... Read more
Down By the Riverside

Down By the Riverside

by Charles Joyner-

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Salvation On Sand Mountain

Salvation On Sand Mountain

by Dennis Covington

Gone Are the Days

Gone Are the Days

by Harnett T Kane

Murder In Coweta County

Murder In Coweta County

by Margaret Anne Barnes

Our Southern Highlanders

Our Southern Highlanders

by Horace Kephart

College Life In the Old South

College Life In the Old South

by E Merton Coulter

The Foxfire Book

The Foxfire Book

by Inc Foxfire Fund

A Place Called Sweet Apple

A Place Called Sweet Apple

by Celestine Sibley

Tom Watson

Tom Watson

by C Vann Woodward

Within the Plantation Household

Within the Plantation Household

by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

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Confederates In the Attic

by Tony Horwitz

Confederates in the Attic is a work of non-fiction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tony Horwitz. Horwitz explores his deep interest in the American Civil War and investigates America's lingering ties to a war that ended more than 130 years previous. Among the experiences Horwitz has in the book: his first day with hardcore reenactors, led by Robert Lee Hodge, a particularly hardcore reenactor (who would also be featured on the cover of the book), who in real life was a waiter.

Southern History Books & Ephemera

The Fall Of the House Of Dixie

The Fall Of the House Of Dixie

by Bruce, Levine

Bruce Levine is the J. G. Randall Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois. An associate editor of the Civil War magazine North and South, he has published three books on the Civil War era. The most recent of these, Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves During the Civil War, received the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship and was named one of the ten best nonfiction books of 2005 by The Washington Post.
The New Mind Of the South

The New Mind Of the South

by Thompson, Tracy

In this âÈêknowing and sensitive bookâÈë (Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs), Pulitzer PrizeâÈ'finalist Tracy Thompson upends stereotypes and fallacies to reveal the true heart of the American South today.Some say the South has disappeared. Many more are confused about it as a region and a mindset. But in her groundbreaking, thought-provoking exploration of the South, investigative journalist Tracy Thompson, a Georgia native, asserts that it has merely drawn on its oldest tradition: the... Read more
Call Me Ted

Call Me Ted

by Turner, Ted; Burke, Bill

Call Me Ted is an autobiography written by American businessman Ted Turner and released on November 10, 2008. The book was written over the course of three years with the help of Bill Burke, a former executive for TBS. The book delves into several facets of Turner's personal life, including the death of his teenage sister, the suicide of his father, and his ten year marriage to Jane Fonda, an Academy Award winning actress.
Long Time Leaving

Long Time Leaving

by Blount, Roy, Jr

Roy Blount Jr. is the author of nineteen other books, most recently Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans. He is a panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me! a columnist for Oxford American, a contributing editor to The Atlantic Monthly, and president of the Authors Guild. He lives in western Massachusetts.
Trailer Trashed

Trailer Trashed

by Gillespie, Hollis

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bayou Farewell

Bayou Farewell

by Tidwell, Mike

Mike Tidwell is the author of four previous books, including In the Mountains of Heaven, Amazon Stranger, and The Ponds of Kalambayi. A former National Endowment for the Arts fellow, Tidwell has published his work in National Geographic Traveler, Reader’s Digest, Washingtonian, and many other publications. His frequent travel articles for the The Washington Post have earned him four Lowell Thomas Awards, the highest prize in American travel journalism. He lives near Washington, D.C., with his wife,... Read more
Saving Savannah

Saving Savannah

by Jones, Jacqueline

A panoramic portrait of the city of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War--a poignant story of the African American freedom struggle in this prosperous southern riverport, set against a backdrop of military conflict and political turmoil. Jacqueline Jones, prizewinning author of the groundbreaking Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow, has written a masterpiece of time and place, transporting readers to the boisterous streets of this fascinating city.Drawing on military records, diaries, letters,... Read more
Mississippi Sissy

Mississippi Sissy

by Sessums, Kevin

Let My People Go

Let My People Go

by Buckmaster, Henrietta

Dear Store

Dear Store

by Sibley, Celestine

There Is No Me Without You

There Is No Me Without You

by Greene, Melissa Fay

In Search Of Another Country

In Search Of Another Country

by Crespino, Joseph

Ballad Of Little River

Ballad Of Little River

by Hemphill, Paul