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  • Notorious Antebellum North Alabama

    Notorious Antebellum North Alabama
    av John O'Brien

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467141116

    Before the Civil War, North Alabama was infamous for lawlessness. The era saw courts filled with defendants who spanned the socioeconomic gamut--farmers, merchants and politicians. In 1811, John B. Haynes tore apart William Badger's house with his b…

  • Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia

    Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia
    av Steven Stoll, Steven Stoll

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809095056

    Short-listed for the Phi Beta Kappa Ralph Waldo Emerson Book Award In Ramp Hollow, Steven Stoll offers a fresh, provocative account of Appalachia, and why it matters. He begins with the earliest European settlers, whose desire for vast forests to h…

  • The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038365

    Most people who have heard of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) are aware of the impassioned testimony that this Mississippi sharecropper and civil rights activist delivered at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. Far fewer people are familiar with t…

  • The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay

    The Story of the Plott Hound: Strike & Stay
    av Bob Plott

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781596292628

    The Plott bear hound, a dog originally from Germany and developed in the North Carolina mountains, is known as one of the world's best hunting dog breeds. Recognized now as one of the premier hunting dogs in America, the Plott bear hou

  • A Florida Pioneer, The Adventurous Life of Josef Henschen, Swedish Immigrant in the 1870s

    A Florida Pioneer, The Adventurous Life of Josef Henschen, Swedish Immigrant in the 1870s
    av Rebecca Weiss

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847280480

    A Florida Pioneer is a book about the adventurous life of Josef Henschen, Swedish immigrant to Florida in the 1870s. Henschen was a young medical student in Upsala, Sweden when, in 1871, he was asked to recruit and bring over a large group of Swedis…

  • Davy Crockett

    Davy Crockett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910619971

    The life of Davy Crockett, the American frontiersman. Classics Illustrated tells the extraordinary life tale of Davy Crockett in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a timeline…

  • I Am Rosa Parks

    I Am Rosa Parks
    av Rosa Parks, Wil Clay, James Haskins

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141307107

    The black woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why.

  • A Texas Cowboy's Journal

    A Texas Cowboy's Journal
    av Jack Bailey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806146478

    In this earliest known day-by-day journal of a cattle drive from Texas to Kansas, Jack Bailey, a North Texas farmer, describes what it was like to live and work as a cowboy in the southern plains just after the Civil War. We follow Bailey as the dri…

  • Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

    Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
    av James Agee, Walker Evans, James Agee

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618127498

    Published nearly sixty years ago, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men stands as an undisputed American masterpiece, taking its place alongside works by Henry David Thoreau, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman. In a stunning blend of prose and images, this cl…

  • Dispatches from Pluto

    Dispatches from Pluto
    av Richard Grant

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476709642

    Adventure writer Richard Grant takes on "the most American place on Earth" the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta. Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to…

  • Waco

    Waco
    av David Thibodeau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781602865730

    To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the siege at Waco, and a tie-in to the upcoming Spike TV mini-series, an updated reissue of the critically acclaimed A PLACE CALLED WACO by Branch Davidian survivor, David Thibodeau now titled Waco: A Survivor'…

  • From Uncertain to Blue

    From Uncertain to Blue
    av Keith Carter

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292726987

    "In the beginning, there was no real plan, just a road trip that became a journey." In the years 1986 and 1987, Keith Carter and his wife, Patricia, visited one hundred small Texas towns with intriguing names like Diddy Waw Diddy, Elysian Fields, an…

  • The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi

    The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi
    av Michael Newton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476678245

    Since 1866 the Ku Klux Klan has been a significant force in Mississippi, enduring repeated cycles of expansion and decline. Klansmen have rallied, marched, elected civic leaders, infiltrated law enforcement, and committed crimes ranging from petty v…

  • Every Man A King

    Every Man A King
    av Huey Long

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306806957

    Huey Long (1893-1935) was one of the most extraordinary American politicians, simultaneously cursed as a dictator and applauded as a benefactor of the masses. A product of the poor north Louisiana hills, he was elected governor of Louisiana in 1928,…

  • Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere

    Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere
    av Ree Drummond

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062962751

    New York Times bestsellerA down-to-earth, hilarious collection of stories and musings on marriage, motherhood, and country life from the #1 New York Times bestselling author and star of the Food Network show The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond.In this r…

  • Chief Loco

    Chief Loco
    av Bud Shapard

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806140476

    Winner of the 2011 New Mexico Book Award in the multi-cultural catagoryJlin-tay-i-tith, better known as Loco, was the only Apache leader to make a lasting peace with both Americans and Mexicans. Yet most historians have ignored his efforts, and some…

  • Georgia Guidestones

    Georgia Guidestones
    av Raymond Wiley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934708682

    "The Georgia Guidestones" are a collection of standing stones near Elberton, Georgia. Built in 1980, they are primarily composed of six slabs of granite: one central pillar, four "major" stones that fan out from the center, and a capstone. The capst…

  • The Evolution of the Southern Back Country

    The Evolution of the Southern Back Country
    av Richard R. Beeman

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812212983

    The Evolution of the Southern Backcountry is the story of an expanding frontier. Richard Beeman offers a lively and well-written account of the creation of bonds of community among the farmers who settled Lunenburg Country, far to the south and west…

  • USS Wisconsin Bb-64

    USS Wisconsin Bb-64
    av Amy Waters Yarsinske

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990486

    Berthed today at NAUTICUS, the National Maritime Center, the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) was the last authorized of the four Iowa-class battleships, the largest American dreadnoughts ever built. Wisconsin saw action in World War II and the Korean Conflict…

  • A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals

    A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals
    av Tony Kail

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467137393

    Author Tony Kail traces Memphis's colorful Hoodoo heritage from the arrival of Africans in Shelby County to the growth of conjure culture in juke joints and Spiritual Churches. Widely known for its musical influence, Beale Street was a

  • Wrecked Lives and Lost Souls

    Wrecked Lives and Lost Souls
    av Jerry Thompson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806164366

    Growing up, Jerry Thompson knew only that his grandfather was a gritty, ""mixed-blood"" Cherokee cowboy named Joe Lynch Davis. That was all anyone cared to say about the man. But after Thompson's mother died, the award-winning historian discovered a…

  • The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: A Love Story

    The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: A Love Story
    av Ree Drummond

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061997174

    New York Times BestsellerWildly popular award-winning blogger, accidental ranch wife, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman) tells the true story of her storybook romance that led he…

  • The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: A Love Story

    The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels: A Love Story
    av Ree Drummond

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061997167

    New York Times BestsellerWildly popular award-winning blogger, accidental ranch wife, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman) tells the true story of her storybook romance that led he…

  • Huey Long

    Huey Long
    av T. Harry Williams

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780394747903

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this work describes the life of one of the most extraordinary figures in American political history. Huey Long was a great natural politician who looked, and often seemed to behave, like a ca…

  • Digging Our Own Graves

    Digging Our Own Graves
    av Barbara Ellen Smith

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642592757

    Employment and production in the Appalachian coal industry have plummeted over recent decades. But the lethal black lung disease, once thought to be near-eliminated, affects miners at rates never before recorded. Digging Our Own Graves sets this epi…

  • Pan American World Airways

    Pan American World Airways
    av Laura J. Hoffman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113601

    In 1927, American entrepreneur Juan T. Trippe founded what would later become Pan American World Airways, one of the world's most prominent airlines of the 20th century. From the very first airmail flight flown from Key West to Cuba, Trippe provided…

  • 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…

  • The Burning

    The Burning
    av Tim Madigan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312302474

    A compelling account of the tragic 1921 massacre at Greenwood recreates this horrific destruction of a prosperous African-American southern community near Tulsa, Oklahoma. Reprint.

  • Blood at the Root

    Blood at the Root
    av Patrick Phillips

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393354737

    In 1912, a young girl's murder rocked the rural community of Forsyth County, Georgia and led a mob of whites to lynch a black man on the town square. Later, bands of night-riders declared Forsyth "whites-only" and sent 1,100 citizens running for the…

  • Blood at the Root

    Blood at the Root
    av Patrick Phillips

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393293012

    In 1912, a young girl's murder rocked the rural community of Forsyth County, Georgia and led a mob of whites to lynch a black man on the town square. Later, bands of night-riders declared Forsyth "whites-only" and sent 1,100 citizens running for the…

  • Daniel Boone

    Daniel Boone
    av John Bakeless

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911238324

    The life story of Daniel Boone, American explorer, pioneer and frontiersman and one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for y…

  • Tulsa, 1921

    Tulsa, 1921
    av Randy Krehbiel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806163314

    In 1921 Tulsa's Greenwood District, known then as the nation's "Black Wall Street", was one of the most prosperous African American communities in the United States. But on May 31 of that year, a white mob, inflamed by rumors that a young black man…

  • The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice

    The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice
    av David Hill

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250782748

    A 2020 New York Times notable book One of the Chicago Tribune's best nonfiction books of 2020 Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo --Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) One of 21 books we can't wait to…

  • The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice

    The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice
    av David Hill

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250086112

    A 2020 New York Times notable book One of the Chicago Tribune's best nonfiction books of 2020 Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo --Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) One of 21 books we can't wait to…

  • Ceramics, Chronology and Community Patterns

    Ceramics, Chronology and Community Patterns

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780126662801

    This book should prove useful to scholars in a variety of ways, for it deals with culture-historical, methodological, and evolutionary issues from shedding light on Moundville's development. In addressing matters of culture history, the study presen…

  • Joyful Trek

    Joyful Trek
    av Robert H. Williams

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896723566

    Following this colorful Texan through the extraordinary details of his life is more fun than an afternoon at the movies. Like the hero in a Gary Cooper movie, Robert H. Williams marches through the history of the twentieth century on the front lines…

  • Tamarac

    Tamarac
    av Tamarac Historical Society

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738599816

    Kenneth E. Behring created Tamarac in 1963 and, through his vision, built a city with all the maintenance and recreational facilities included. The promise of the best weather, affordable single-family homes, and the opportunity to be part of a grow…

  • Why Texans Fought in the Civil War

    Why Texans Fought in the Civil War
    av Charles David Grear

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441728

    In Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, Charles David Grear provides insights into what motivated Texans to fight for the Confederacy. Mining important primary sources - including thousands of letters and unpublished journals - he affords readers the…

  • Hoover

    Hoover
    av Heather Jones Skaggs

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467112185

    Take a view of Hoover and the nearby towns of Bluff Park, Shades Mountain, Rocky Ridge, Green Valley, and Patton (Patton's) Chapel. The community of Hoover began as a seed planted in the young mind of William Henry Hoover Sr. (1890-1979). Hoover's f…

  • In Search of Morgan's Station and The Last Indian Raid in Kentucky

    In Search of Morgan's Station and The Last Indian Raid in Kentucky
    av Harry G Enoch

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780788406041

  • Greetings from Daytona Beach

    Greetings from Daytona Beach
    av Donald D. Spencer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780764328060

    The rich past of Daytona Beach is revisited through rare postcard views of one of Florida's most scenic and historic areas. A wonderful selection of over 260 charming scenes display Daytona Beach when visitors went to the ocean in heavy woolen bathi…

  • Patrick County Oral History Project: A Guide

    Patrick County Oral History Project: A Guide
    av Thomas D. Perry

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442160378

  • Park City: A Knoxville Neighborhood History

    Park City: A Knoxville Neighborhood History
    av Margery Bensey

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609494063

    Park City's tree-shaded streets frame a neighborhood with an identity all its own. The distinctive homes designed by famed architect George Barber lend Park City its unique visual appeal and local flavor. Yet behind the well-preserved innovative arc…

  • Caldwell and Company

    Caldwell and Company
    av John Berry McFerrin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826518873

    Now back in print! The rise and fall of a Southern financial empire.

  • Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier

    Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier
    av Ernest Wallace

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890964873

    Once called the "Fighting Colonel" of the Texas frontier, Ranald S. Mackenzie in the brief years of his career through the 1870s and early 1880s secured that land for the surging wave of settlers who turned the wilderness into a place of cattle ranc…

  • Murder & Mayhem in East Tennessee

    Murder & Mayhem in East Tennessee
    av Dewaine A. Speaks

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467144704

    East Tennessee is gorgeous country, but the hills and hollers have a dark side. James Earl Ray, who had already assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., created mayhem at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary when he led six other men in a short-lived…

  • Voices from the Outer Banks

    Voices from the Outer Banks

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780895876447

    John F. Blair, Publisher, continues its Real Voices, Real History (TM) series with Voices from the Outer Banks. This volume presents the actual words of the people who lived the uncommonly rich history of this chain of barrier islands stretching fro…

  • 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…

  • Fringe Florida

    Fringe Florida
    av Lynn Waddell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064703

    Florida has a titillating underbelly that few tourists ever see. Beyond the theme parks and the beaches lies a periphery most residents know about but-out of decorum or discomfort?prefer not to discuss. In Fringe Florida, Lynn Waddell explores the e…

  • Howling of the Coyotes

    Howling of the Coyotes
    av WALLACE

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780890960837

    Ernest Wallace chronicles the little-known attempts by radical reconstructionists to divide the state, a move their critics derisively referred to as the "howling of the coyotes." He traces the interplay of the division issue with partisan politics…

  • Chronicles of America

    Chronicles of America
    av William E. Dodd

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780766160088

  • Ghost Towns of Oklahoma

    Ghost Towns of Oklahoma
    av John W. Morris

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806114200

    In the past 150 years as many as two thousand Oklahoma hamlets, villages, towns, and even cities have bloomed and then died. Some have faded away, with not even a fallen chimney to mark their location. Others have left ghostly marks of their past--m…

  • Katrina

    Katrina

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578069569

    Late in the summer of 2005 following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a Vicksburg resident and noted photographer, Melody Golding, visited the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a Red Cross volunteer. Carrying supplies and a camera, Golding began keepin…