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  • Slavery and American Economic Development

    Slavery and American Economic Development

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807152287

    Through an analysis of slavery as an economic institution, Gavin Wright presents an innovative look at the economic divergence between North and South in the antebellum era. He draws a distinction between slavery as a form of work organisation, the…

  • On to Petersburg

    On to Petersburg

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807167472

    With On to Petersburg, Gordon C. Rhea completes his much-lauded history of the Overland Campaign, a series of Civil War battles fought between Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in southeastern Virginia in the spring of 1864. Having previou…

  • Raised to Rule

    Raised to Rule

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807138335

    The children of Philip III of Spain (1578--1621) and Margarita de Austria (1584--1611) inherited great potential power: the abilities to declare war or make peace, to advocate religious doctrine, and to exert lasting influence over art, culture, and…

  • The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery

    The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807150184

    Winner of the Merle Curti Award Winner of the SHEAR James Broussard First Book Prize In The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery, W. Caleb McDaniel sets forth a new interpretation of the Garrisonian abolitionists, stressing their deep ties to…

  • The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery

    The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162309

    Winner of the Merle Curti Award Winner of the SHEAR James Broussard First Book Prize In The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery, W. Caleb McDaniel sets forth a new interpretation of the Garrisonian abolitionists, stressing their deep ties to…

  • Reinterpreting Southern Histories

    Reinterpreting Southern Histories

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807173466

    A sweeping historiographical collection, Reinterpreting Southern Histories updates and expands upon the iconic volumes Writing Southern History and Interpreting Southern History, both published by Louisiana State University Press. With nineteen orig…

  • Reinterpreting Southern Histories

    Reinterpreting Southern Histories

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807172568

    A sweeping historiographical collection, Reinterpreting Southern Histories updates and expands upon the iconic volumes Writing Southern History and Interpreting Southern History, both published by Louisiana State University Press. With nineteen orig…

  • The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132913

    In the first comprehensive treatment of the subject, Stephen Z. Starr covers in three volumes the dramatic story of the Union cavalry. In this first volume he presents briefly the story of the United States cavalry prior to the Civil War, describing…

  • A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159613

    After more than three decades, the peerless wit and indulgent absurdity of A Confederacy of Dunces continues to attract new readers. Though the manuscript was rejected by many publishers during Toole's lifetime, his mother successfully published the…

  • A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159606

    After more than three decades, the peerless wit and indulgent absurdity of A Confederacy of Dunces continues to attract new readers. Though the manuscript was rejected by many publishers during Toole's lifetime, his mother successfully published the…

  • Reclaiming Assia Wevill

    Reclaiming Assia Wevill

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170564

    Reclaiming Assia Wevill: Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, and the Literary Imagination reconsiders cultural representations of Assia Wevill (1927- 1969), according her a more significant position than a femme fatale or scapegoat for marital discord and sui…

  • Thucydides' Theory of International Relations

    Thucydides' Theory of International Relations

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807126059

    Throughout history, readers of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War have long sought to apply its lessons to the problems of their times. In that tradition, the authors of these essays explore Thucydides' observations on the human condition…

  • The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132937

    With this volume Stephen Z. Starr brings to a triumphant conclusion his prize-winning trilogy on the history of the Union cavalry.The War in the West provides accounts of the cavalry's role in the Vicksburg Campaign, the conquest of central Tennesse…

  • The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    The Union Cavalry in the Civil War

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807112090

    With this volume Stephen Z. Starr brings to a triumphant conclusion his prize-winning trilogy on the history of the Union cavalry. The War in the West provides accounts of the cavalry's role in the Vicksburg Campaign, the conquest of central Tenness…

  • The War in the East from Gettysburg to Appomattox, 1863-1865

    The War in the East from Gettysburg to Appomattox, 1863-1865
    av Stephen Z. Starr

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132920

  • Alive Together

    Alive Together

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807121283

    A collection of poems addresses such topics as family history, music, language, art, and mortality

  • Black Aperture

    Black Aperture

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807150863

    2013 National Book Award Finalist In his moving debut collection, Matt Rasmussen faces the tragedy of his brother's suicide, refusing to focus on the expected pathos, blurring the edge between grief and humor. In Outgoing, the speaker erases his bro…

  • Selected Poems of Robert Penn Warren

    Selected Poems of Robert Penn Warren

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807126776

    John Burt's Selected Poems of Robert Penn Warren is more broadly representative of Warren's poetry than any previous selected gathering. More than two hundred poems from every phase grace the volume, a vehicle ideal for sampling- or soaking in- the…

  • Intersectional Tech

    Intersectional Tech
    av Kishonna L. Gray

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174555

    In Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming, Kishonna L. Gray interrogates blackness in gaming at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and (dis)ability. Situating her argument within the context of the concurrent, seemingly unrela…

  • Intersectional Tech

    Intersectional Tech
    av Kishonna L. Gray

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807171226

    In Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming, Kishonna L. Gray interrogates blackness in gaming at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and (dis)ability. Situating her argument within the context of the concurrent, seemingly unrela…

  • The Twentieth-Century World of Henry James

    The Twentieth-Century World of Henry James

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125342

    Conventional analyses of Henry James conclude with the completed novels of the major phase and the revisions of the New York Edition (1907- 1909). -However, James lived on to write vigorously for nearly a decade longer. In this compelling study, Ade…

  • American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment

    American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807122204

    Montparnasse and its cafe life, the shabby working-class area of the place de la Contrescarpe and the Pantheon, the small restaurants and cafes along the Seine, and the Right Bank world of the well-to-do . . . for American writers self-exiled to Par…

  • Billy Cannon

    Billy Cannon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162200

    Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national championship…

  • Where Men Only Dare to Go

    Where Men Only Dare to Go

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133781

    First published in 1885 and long out of print, Where Men Only Dare to Go by Royall W. Figg remains a classic memoir of Confederate service. This updated edition, with a new foreword by historian Robert K. Krick, brings Figg's captivating narrative b…

  • Old South, New South

    Old South, New South

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807120989

    In this provocative and intricate analysis of the postbellum southern economy, Gavin Wright finds in the South's peculiar labor market the answer to the perennial question of why the region remained backward for so long. After the Civil War, Wright…

  • Robert Penn Warren after Audubon

    Robert Penn Warren after Audubon

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807134566

    Despite nearly universal critical acclaim for Robert Penn Warren's later poetry, much about this large body of work remains unexplored, especially the psychological sources of these poems' remarkable energy. In this groundbreaking work, Warren schol…

  • Elegy for Etheridge

    Elegy for Etheridge

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125458

    In Elegy for Etheridge, Pinkie Gordon Lane embraces the reader with a heartfelt invitation to shared human experiences. She quietly observes the panorama of life that surrounds us all, writing of family and friends, trees and owls, the exploitation…

  • Settlers

    Settlers

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807124062

    Settlers, Dabney Stuart's thirteenth collection of poems, is a passionate and innovative commentary on exploration and discovery. As the title suggests, the major themes of this work include beginnings in disparate but related areas- the historical,…

  • All Souls

    All Souls

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162002

    All Souls: Essential Poems brings together work that reflects the interweaving of history, memory, and the indelible bonds between living and dead that has marked the output of Louisiana Poet Laureate Emerita Brenda Marie Osbey. Comprising poems wri…

  • Forged in Battle

    Forged in Battle

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125601

    Sixteen months after the start of the American Civil War, the Federal government, having vastly underestimated the length and manpower demands of the war, began to recruit black soldiers. This revolutionary policy gave 180,000 free blacks and former…

  • The Manship School

    The Manship School

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133828

    In September 2005, just days after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, journalists from the Times-Picayune and WWL-TV asked for and received assistance from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. The staff of the Times-Picayune used the S…

  • American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age

    American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131886

    In this distinctive book, Philip Joseph considers how regional literature can remain relevant in a modern global community. Why, he asks, should we continue to read regionalist fiction in an age of expanding international communications and increasi…

  • Judging Maria de Macedo

    Judging Maria de Macedo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137024

    On February 20, 1665, the Inquisition of Lisbon arrested Maria de Macedo, the wife of a midlevel official of the Portuguese Treasury, after she revealed during a deposition that, since she was ten years old, an enchanted Moor had frequently ""taken"…

  • Lawyering for the Railroad

    Lawyering for the Railroad

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125045

    Lawyering for the Railroad provides the first full account of railroad monopoly power, tracing its sources and effects in the southern political economy. Issues touching on railroad development were major components of politics in the days of both P…

  • The History Of The Race Idea

    The History Of The Race Idea
    av Eric Voegelin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807118436

    In The History of the Race Idea: From Ray to Carus, Eric Voegelin places the rise of the race idea in the context of the development of modern philosophy. The history of the race idea, according to Voegelin, begins with the post-Christian orientatio…

  • Battle of Stones River

    Battle of Stones River

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807145166

    Three days of savage and bloody fighting between Confederate and Union troops at Stones River in Middle Tennessee ended with nearly 25,000 casualties but no clear victor. The staggering number of killed or wounded equaled the losses suffered in the…

  • Battle of Stones River

    Battle of Stones River
    av Larry J. Daniel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807175088

    Three days of savage and bloody fighting between Confederate and Union troops at Stones River in Middle Tennessee ended with nearly 25,000 casualties but no clear victor. The staggering number of killed or wounded equaled the losses suffered in the…

  • Voodoo and Power

    Voodoo and Power

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807160503

    The racialized and exoticized cult of Voodoo occupies a central place in the popular image of the Crescent City. But as Kodi A. Roberts argues in Voodoo and Power, the religion was not a monolithic tradition handed down from African ancestors to the…

  • The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    Inbunden - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807100035

    In 1763 the oppressive program of Grenville set up a tempo of resentment. Virginia and Maryland soon struck against the abuse of liberty, with Patrick Henry as their spokesman. Rioting followed the Carolinas and Georgia. With the Townshend Acts of 1…

  • The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    Häftad - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807100134

    In 1763 the oppressive program of Grenville set up a tempo of resentment. Virginia and Maryland soon struck against the abuse of liberty, with Patrick Henry as their spokesman. Rioting followed the Carolinas and Georgia. With the Townshend Acts of 1…

  • To the North Anna River

    To the North Anna River

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131114

    With To the North Anna River, the third book in his outstanding five-book series, Gordon C. Rhea continues his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 through 25, a phase…

  • To the North Anna River

    To the North Anna River

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125359

    With his third book, To the North Anna River, Gordon Rhea resumes his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 to 25, a phase oddly ignored by historians, was critical in…

  • If the Heart Is Lean

    If the Heart Is Lean

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133767

    The sixteen stories in Margaret Luongo's If the Heart Is Lean etch sharp portraits of people in odd and sometimes surreal situations who thus have the opportunity to view their lives from a unique perspective. In ""Chestnut Season,"" a young woman s…

  • Modernism and Subjectivity

    Modernism and Subjectivity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807172186

    In Modernism and Subjectivity: How Modernist Fiction Invented the Postmodern Subject, Adam Meehan argues that theories of subjectivity coming out of psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, and adjacent lateA -twentieth-A century intellectual traditions h…

  • Morality and Foreign Policy

    Morality and Foreign Policy

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807110072

    Kenneth W. Thompson admits that moral pronouncements and human conduct are often widely separated, particularly in international events. In order to balance harmony and disharmony, world and self-interests, nations observe moral principles less rigi…

  • Two Rooms

    Two Rooms

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807135198

    Relying most heavily on music and metaphor, syntax and diction, Two Rooms explores the conflicting claims of life and art, world and word, cultural heritage and cultural affinities, through the sacral, erotic, and creative imagination. By the light…

  • Brief Candles

    Brief Candles

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125649

    Not since W. H. Auden's Academic Graffiti has a poet of serious substance indulged so thoroughly in clerihews, those miniature (and often outrageously fictional) biographies invented just over 100 years ago by E. C. Bentley (1875--1956). In Brief Ca…

  • Long Walks in the Afternoon

    Long Walks in the Afternoon

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807110188

    With a quiet eloquence, the poems in Long Walks in the Afternoon follow ""the deep imagination's long tap into the dark"", inward toward the still and radiant center of the self. But Margaret Gibson's poetry is not self-serving or isolationist. She…

  • Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens

    Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807122686

    From May 27 to October 12, 1865, while imprisoned by the Union army, the Confederate vice-president Alexander Stephens confided to the pages of a journal his struggle between extraordinarily rich inner resources of mind and spirit and a harrowingly…

  • Still Rebels, Still Yankees and Other Essays

    Still Rebels, Still Yankees and Other Essays

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807124895

    A decade and more has passed since the first publication of Still Rebels, Still Yankees. During that time the book has become recognized as a classic affirmation of the necessity of tradition in conserving cultural order. Donald Davidson, a major fi…

  • Observing the Invisible

    Observing the Invisible

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170076

    In Observing the Invisible, Kelly Cherry crafts poems that explore the ever-evolving realm of modern physics, confronting the invisibilities and mysteries of the material world. She leverages challenging ideas into a space of contemplative wonder as…

  • The House of Marriage

    The House of Marriage

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132999

    In The House of Marriage, Erin Hanusa searches ruthlessly and compassionately for deep and strange truth in a world we only believe we know. Whether set in a field in Tennessee, the lunar beauty of Egypt's White Desert, or a rain-soaked Plymouth on…

  • Gothic Traditions and Narrative Techniques in the Fiction of Eudora Welty

    Gothic Traditions and Narrative Techniques in the Fiction of Eudora Welty

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807118979

    In this study, Ruth D. Weston probes the whole of Eudora Welty's work to reveal the writer's close relationship to the gothic tradition. Specifi cally, Weston shows how Welty employs the theme of enclosure and escape and settings that convey a sense…

  • Divided Hearts

    Divided Hearts

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807126455

    Divided Hearts explores the passionate political strife that raged in Britain as a result of the American Civil War. Moving beyond Mary Ellison's 1972 landmark regional study of Lancashire cotton workers' reactions, R. J. M. Blackett opens the subje…

  • Voices from the Quarters

    Voices from the Quarters

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807129104

    A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ""Who will write about the way my people talk, the way my people sing?"" Mary Ellen Doyle gathers and makes audible the voices arising from all of Ernest J. Gaines's fiction to date, the indelible characters who i…

  • Memories of the Future

    Memories of the Future

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807113097

    Tina Modotti, known to a few as the beautiful Italian actress in Erich von Stroheim's silent film Greed, was also a dedicated political activist and photographer whose best work has a powerful dignity and integrity. She lived with Edward Weston in p…

  • Earth, Mercy

    Earth, Mercy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807149508

    In her new collection, Earth, Mercy, Mary Rose O'Reilley sifts through the debris of human habitation -- pink thong sandals, curlers, broken televisions -- looking for a kind of junkyard grace: ""Holiness enters again / turquoise fins, and the Cessn…

  • A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War

    A Texas Cavalry Officer's Civil War

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130650

    A volunteer officer with the 9th Texas Cavalry Regiment from 1861 to 1865, James Campbell Bates saw some of the most important and dramatic clashes in the Civil War's western and trans-Mississippi theaters. Bates rode thousands of miles, fighting in…