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  • Searching for Woody Guthrie

    Searching for Woody Guthrie
    av Ron Briley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621905332

    Born in the summer of 1912, Woody Guthrie remains one of the most significant figures in American folk music to this day. While most Americans know his iconic anthem "This Land Is Your Land", surprisingly few understand Guthrie's place in the greate…

  • Boys at Home

    Boys at Home
    av Ken Parille

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572337879

    In this groundbreaking book, Ken Parille seeks to do for nineteenth-century boys what the past three decades of scholarship have done for girls: show how the complexities of the fiction and educational materials written about them reflect the lives…

  • William Howard Taft and the Philippines

    William Howard Taft and the Philippines
    av Adam D. Burns

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621905691

    Born in Civil War-era Cincinnati in 1857, William Howard Taft rose rapidly through legal, judicial, and political ranks, graduating from Yale and becoming a judge while still in his twenties. In 1900, President William McKinley appointed Taft to hea…

  • Unmasking the African Dictator

    Unmasking the African Dictator

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900559

    In Africa, the development of "dictatorship fiction" as a vehicle for depicting the authoritarian state arose more slowly than in other parts of the world. The dictator novel emerged earlier in Latin America, as the region's anticolonial disengageme…

  • Appalachian Aspirations

    Appalachian Aspirations
    av John Benhart

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335622

    "A groundbreaking examination of East Tennessee's journey from mercantile to industrial capitalism and then its plunge into corporate capitalism right on the eve of the 1893 financial panic. Benhart brings it all to life by highlighting key industri…

  • Monuments to the Lost Cause

    Monuments to the Lost Cause
    av Cynthia Mills

    Multimedia - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572332720

    This richly illustrated collection of fourteen essays examines the ways in which Confederate memorials - from Monument Avenue to Stone Mountain - and the public rituals surrounding them testify to the tenets of the Lost Cause, a romanticized narrati…

  • Eastern Band Of Cherokees

    Eastern Band Of Cherokees
    av John R. Finger

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870494109

    This volume presents the story of the Eastern Band of Cherokees during the nineteenth century. This group - the tribal remnant in North Carolina that escaped removal in the 1830's - found their fortitude and resilience continually tested as they str…

  • Theodore O'Hara

    Theodore O'Hara

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572330085

    With this book, Nathaniel Hughes and Thomas Ware offer the first complete biography of O'Hara and also analyze how "The Bivouac of the Dead" - originally written in honor of Kentuckians who had died in the War with Mexico - became so famous even as…

  • Out Under Sky Of Great Smokies

    Out Under Sky Of Great Smokies
    av Harvey Broome

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572331136

    First published in a limited edition in 1975 by the author's widow and now available in paperback for the first time, Out Under the Sky of the Great Smokies brings together the personal journals of a great environmentalist and nature writer.The book…

  • Saga Coe Ridge

    Saga Coe Ridge
    av William Lynwood Montell

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870493157

    Few black groups in the United States carry with them the romance, the gripping history, the pathos, the indestructible spirit of the Coe Ridge colony during the ninety years of its existence. . . . a new and long needed departure in American histor…

  • Trees Shrubs Woody Vines Great Smoky

    Trees Shrubs Woody Vines Great Smoky
    av Arthur Stupka

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870490538

  • Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink

    Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901952

    Little to Eat and Thin Mud to Drink does more than just document the history of the Trans-Mississippi conflict of the Civil War. It goes much deeper, offering a profound, extended look into the innermost thoughts of the soldiers and civilians who ex…

  • Before the Volunteer State

    Before the Volunteer State

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621901037

    Most general studies of Tennessee history begin with the arrival of Anglo-American settlers in the 1760s, with only a brief overview of the state's "prehistory." This welcome volume rethinks this narrative by placing Tennessee's origins firmly in th…

  • The Final Season

    The Final Season
    av Maria M. Cornelius

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903932

  • A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900054

    A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era is the first comprehensive collection of public policy actions, political speeches, and judicial decisions related to the American Civil War. Collectively, the four volumes in this series give scho…

  • Late Night, Early Morning

    Late Night, Early Morning
    av Allen Wier

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903321

  • The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains

    The Long Civil War in the North Georgia Mountains
    av Keith Hebert

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903178

    Civil War historians have long noted that support for the Confederacy in the antebellum South tended to align with geography: those who lived in towns, along railroads, and on land suited for large-scale farming tended to side with the Confederacy,…

  • New Essays on Phillis Wheatley

    New Essays on Phillis Wheatley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572337268

    The first African American to publish a book on any subject, poet Phillis Wheatley (1753?-1784) has long been denigrated by literary critics who refused to believe that a black woman could produce such dense, intellectual work, let alone influence R…

  • Great Things Are Expected of Us

    Great Things Are Expected of Us

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572336636

    Great Things Are Expected of Us is a fascinating collection of letters written by Lt. Col. Irvine Walker to his fiance as he fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War's Western Theater from May 1862 until April 1865. This correspondence offers can…

  • Charles Faulkner Bryan

    Charles Faulkner Bryan
    av Carolyn Livingston

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572332201

    Recognized as Tennessee's first composer of art music, Charles Faulkner Bryan blazed many trails. He was the first Tennessee composer to have a work performed by a large symphony orchestra, the first Tennessee musician to be awarded a Guggenheim Fel…

  • Piedmont Farmer

    Piedmont Farmer
    av Philip N. Racine

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870499944

    The journals of David Golightly Harris are a unique daily record of a fifteen-year span in the life of a Piedmont South Carolina farm family that owned ten slaves and cultivated one hundred acres. Documents from small slaveholders are few, making th…

  • The Last Bizarre Tale

    The Last Bizarre Tale
    av David Madden

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900528

    Though he has authored more than eleven novels, including Cassandra Singing, The Suicide's Wife, Abducted by Circumstance, and the recent London Bridge in Plague and Fire, David Madden has been publishing short stories for all six decades of his act…

  • Critical Essays on John Gedar Wideman

    Critical Essays on John Gedar Wideman
    av Bonnie Tusmith, Keith E. Byerman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621904663

  • Arthur Morgan

    Arthur Morgan
    av Aaron D. Purcell

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621900580

    On May 19, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the appointment of Arthur Morgan (1878-1975), a water-control engineer and college president from Ohio, as the chairman of the newly created Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). With the eyes o…

  • Mark Twain Laughing

    Mark Twain Laughing
    av P.M. Zall

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870495441

  • Journeys into the Mind of the World

    Journeys into the Mind of the World
    av Richard Tillinghast

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621902812

    Renowned poet Richard Tillinghast's wanderlust and restless spirit are nearly as well known as his verses. This book of essays captures that penchant to wander, yet Journeys into the Mind of the World is not merely a compilation of travel stories -…

  • Confederate Combat Commander

    Confederate Combat Commander
    av Lawrence K. Peterson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572339514

    Known as one of the most aggressive Confederate officers in the Western Theater, Brigadier General Alfred Jefferson Vaughan Jr. is legendary for having had eight horses shot out from under him in battle-more than any other infantry commander, Union…

  • Government And Politics In Tennessee

    Government And Politics In Tennessee
    av William Lyons

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572331419

    Most Americans are more aware of the workings of the federal government than of their own state government. But these laboratories of democracy constitute perhaps the most creative and successful component of the American political experiment. Like…

  • Government And Politics In Tennessee

    Government And Politics In Tennessee
    av William Lyons

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572331402

    Most Americans are more aware of the workings of the federal government than of their own state government. But these laboratories of democracy constitute perhaps the most creative and successful component of the American political experiment. Like…

  • Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Guidebook

    Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Guidebook
    av Johnny Molloy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572336285

    Encompassing more than 140,000 acres of scenic beauty in southwestern Virginia, the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area offers outdoor enthusiasts a myriad of activities, from hiking, camping, and fishing to horseback riding, picnicking, swimming,…

  • Interstate

    Interstate
    av Mark H. Rose

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870496714

  • Sailing with Farragut

    Sailing with Farragut

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621902089

    Sailing with Farragut, the latest book in the Voices of the Civil War series, shows readers the war through the recollections of Bartholomew Diggins, a young sailor who fought under U.S. Admiral David G. Farragut in the battles for control of the Mi…

  • Best Overnight Hikes

    Best Overnight Hikes
    av James Andrews

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870499722

    Located astride the Tennessee North Carolina border, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains more than one hundred trails that trace eight hundred miles of rugged terrain. This fact is certain to bewilder any newcomer who might be eager to…

  • Restoration and Philosophy

    Restoration and Philosophy
    av J. Caleb Clanton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903918

    A product of the Second Great Awakening of the nineteenth century, the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement gave rise to such denominations as the Church of Christ (a cappella), the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and the independent Christia…

  • Folk Songs Middle Tennessee

    Folk Songs Middle Tennessee
    av Charles K. Wolfe

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870499586

    "Folk Songs of Middle Tennessee ... is superior to most collections because Boswell cast a wide net in his collecting, recording many items from people not usually thought of as folksingers, and because, unlike most collectors of his day, he was equ…

  • Folk Songs Middle Tennessee

    Folk Songs Middle Tennessee
    av Charles K. Wolfe

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870499579

    "Folk Songs of Middle Tennessee ... is superior to most collections because Boswell cast a wide net in his collecting, recording many items from people not usually thought of as folksingers, and because, unlike most collectors of his day, he was equ…

  • Union Must Stand

    Union Must Stand
    av Mark Grimsley

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572330696

    Only rarely does a Civil War diarist combine detailed observations of events with an intelligent understanding of their significance. John Campbell, a newspaperman before the war, left such a legacy. A politically aware Union soldier with strong mor…

  • Roadside Guide Geology Great Smoky

    Roadside Guide Geology Great Smoky
    av Harry L. Moore

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870495588

    A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L. Moore "In this informative, readable, altogether useful guide, Harry Moore adds another dimension to our understanding and appreciation of the Great Smoky Mountains.…

  • Best Short Hikes

    Best Short Hikes
    av Kenneth Wise

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870499739

    The Best Short Hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains Kenneth Wise and James Andrews Located astride the Tennessee North Carolina border, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains more than one hundred trails that trace eight hundred miles of rug…

  • The Papers of Andrew Jackson

    The Papers of Andrew Jackson
    av Harold D. Jackson

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870497780

  • Winter Lightning

    Winter Lightning
    av Matt Spruill

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335981

    From December 31, 1862, to January 2, 1863, one of the Civil War's bloodiest battles raged as more than 42,000 Union troops led by General William S. Rosecrans met 37,000 Confederates under General Braxton Bragg near the small town of Murfreesboro,…

  • The Saturated World

    The Saturated World
    av Beverly Gordon

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335424

    The Saturated World: Aesthetic Meaning, Intimate Objects, Women's Lives, 1890-1940 explores the way middle-class American women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries added meaning to their lives through their "domestic amusements"--le…

  • Dorie: Woman Of The Mountains

    Dorie: Woman Of The Mountains
    av Florence Cope Bush

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870497261

    Before the Great Smoky Mountains became a national park, the region was a lush wilderness dotted with isolated farms. Into this land of unspoiled beauty, Dorie Woodruff Cope was born in 1899. In this evocative memoir, Dorie's daughter, Florence Cope…

  • Gender Class And Shelter

    Gender Class And Shelter
    av Elizabeth Collins Cromley

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870498725

  • Authority And Reform

    Authority And Reform
    av Mark G. Vasquez

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572332133

    In nineteenth-century New England, two dominant schools of theology Unitarian-Transcendental and Calvinist-Evangelical concerned themselves with the sweeping reforms then taking place in religion and education, but with different emphases on the pla…

  • Tennessees Historic Landscapes

    Tennessees Historic Landscapes
    av Carroll Van West

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870498817

  • Narrative Life Of David Crockett

    Narrative Life Of David Crockett
    av David Crockett

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870495335

    In his own inimitable style, Davy Crockett describes his earliest days in Tennessee, his two marriages, his career as an Indian fighter, his bear hunts, and his electioneering.

  • Airwaves Of Zion

    Airwaves Of Zion
    av Howard Dorgan

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870497971

  • Rediscovering Fort Sanders

    Rediscovering Fort Sanders
    av Charles H. Faulkner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621904816

    In the fall of 1863, Knoxville came under Union occupation, and troops went immediately to work to strengthen existing defenses and construct new ones. The most important of these was the earthwork atop a hill west of the city that came to be known…

  • Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America

    Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America
    av Mark Whalan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621903147

    Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America offers the first extended comparison between American writers Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) and Jean Toomer (1894-1967), examining their engagement with the ideas of "Young American" writers and critics such a…

  • Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America

    Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America
    av Mark Whalan

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781572335806

    Race, Manhood, and Modernism in America offers the first extended comparison between American writers Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) and Jean Toomer (1894-1967), examining their engagement with the ideas of "Young American" writers and critics such a…

  • John George Nicolay

    John George Nicolay
    av Allen Carden

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621904977

    This study represents the first scholarly biography of this self-effacing man so long overshadowed by Lincoln. Drawing on extensive research in the Nicolay Papers, Allen Carden and Thomas Ebert trace Nicolay's childhood arrival in America from Germa…

  • Decisions at Chickamauga

    Decisions at Chickamauga
    av Dave Powell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781621904113