Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Author: S. Jonathan Bass
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807128008
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Yet as S. Jonathan Bass explains in the first comprehensive history of King's "Letter," this image and the piece's literary appeal conceal a much more complex tale.

Water Tossing Boulders

Author: Adrienne Berard
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807033537
Size: 41.30 MB
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In a sweeping narrative that is both epic and intimate, Water Tossing Boulders evokes a time and place previously defined by black and white, a time and place that, until now, has never been viewed through the eyes of a forgotten third race ...

A Murder In Virginia

Author: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393326062
Size: 14.48 MB
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Recounts the events surrounding the dramatic post-Civil War trial of a young African American sawmill hand who was accused of ax murdering a white woman on her Virginia farm and who implicated three other women in the crime. Reprint.

Out In The Rural

Author: Thomas J. Ward Jr.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190624620
Size: 28.99 MB
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" Out in the Rural also deals with the opposition that the center faced, from both state officials and members of the local population, providing insights into both race and class relations in Mississippi during the final years of the civil ...

Storm Over Texas

Author: Joel H. Silbey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198031925
Size: 45.25 MB
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Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, it marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the momentum towards Civil War leaped into high gear.

Love And Hate In Jamestown

Author: David A. Price
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030742670X
Size: 57.54 MB
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This is a superb work of history, reminding us of the horrors and heroism that marked the dawning of our nation. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Gulf The Making Of An American Sea

Author: Jack E. Davis
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 0871408678
Size: 71.67 MB
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And so, in this rich and original work that explores the Gulf through our human connection with the sea, environmental historian Jack E. Davis finally places this exceptional region into the American mythos in a sweeping history that ...

Devils Walking

Author: Stanley Nelson
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807164097
Size: 53.69 MB
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In Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the 1960s, Pulitzer Prize finalist and journalist Stanley Nelson details his investigation—alongside renewed FBI attention—into these cold cases, as he uncovers the names of the ...

The Fall Of The House Of Zeus

Author: Curtis Wilkie
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307460711
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“Over the past four decades no reporter has critiqued the American South with such evocative sensitivity and bedrock honesty as Curtis Wilkie.” —Douglas Brinkley The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, ...