Vol. 1, No. 3: Spring 1995

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Vol. 1, No. 3: Spring 1995

How ’bout a hand for the hog? Return migration to the Sunbelt. The history of southern intellectuals. New poetry by Charles Joyner. John Shelton Reed on the embattled battle flag. The role of archives in the modern era. And the politics of barbecue–in 1860.

The Front Porch: Spring 1995

by Harry L. Watson, John Shelton Reed

"Which is more 'southern': a Faulkner symposium or a barbecue joint?"

“How ’bout a Hand for the Hog”: The Enduring Nature of the Swine as a Cultural Symbol in the South

by S. Jonathan Bass

"Both symbolically and in reality the hog has become ingrained in the culture of the South."

“Sweet Home Alabama”: Southern Culture and the American Search for Community

by Paul Harvey

"The baby boomers are having children (creating the so-called 'baby boomlet'), returning to church in great numbers, and (not coincidentally) finding in country music (especially 'suburban country') a musical expression for their increasingly conservative tastes."

Reflections on Southern Intellectuals

by Richard H. King

"More than twenty-five years on, the distinction Willie Morris once drew between the formative influences shaping New York intellectuals and southern intellectuals still strikes a resonant chord."

Sartoris Resartus

by Charles Joyner

"The South is an enigma, secret and sacred."

The Neugents: “Close to Home” by David M. Spear (review)

by Pamela Grundy

The Jargon Society, 1993.

Homecoming: The Art and Life of William H. Johnson by Richard J. Powell (review)

by Jessie Poesch

National Museum of American Art, 1991

Archaeology of Precolumbian Florida by Jerald T. Milanich (review)

by H. Trawick Ward

University Press of Florida, 1994

The Seminoles of Florida by James W. Covington (review)

by Patricia B. Lerch

University Press of Florida, 1993

Masters and Lords: Mid-Nineteenth-Century U.S. Planters and Prussian Junkers by Shearer Davis Bowman (review)

by Walter Hickel

Oxford University Press, 1993

Louisiana Women Writers: New Essays and a Comprehensive Bibliography edited by Dorothy H. Brown and Barbara C. Ewell (review)

by Margaret M. Geddy

Louisiana State University Press, 1992

Dearest Chums and Partners- Joel Chandler Harris’s Letters to His Children: A Domestic Biography edited by Hugh T. Keenan (review)

by David B. Parker

University of Georgia Press, 1993

Yellow Fever and Public Health in the New South by John H. Ellis (review)

by Allan D. Charles

University Press of Kentucky, 1992

Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black History by Jacqueline Goggin (review)

by Nell Irvin Painter

Louisiana State University Press, 1993

The Old Ship of Zion: The Afro-Baptist Ritual in the African Diaspora by Walter F. Pitts (review)

by Jerrilyn McGregory

Oxford University Press, 1993

Voices from Alabama: A Twentieth-Century Mosaic by J. Mack Lofton Jr. (review)

by Wayne Flynt

University of Alabama Press, 1993

Black and White: Reflections of a White Southern Sociologist by Lewis M. Killian (review)

by Leslie Dunbar

General Hall, Inc., 1994

Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedom by Richard H. King (review)

by Charles W. Eagles

Oxford University Press, 1992

An Embattled Emblem

by John Shelton Reed

"It appears that favorable opinions about the banner are more widespread than the flag itself."

Political Culture and Present History

by Herbert J. Hartsook

"Constituent case files provide important information on the effects of government on the populace and the manner in which government interacts with them."

“A Poor Dinner It Was”: 1860 and the Politics of Barbecue

by John Steele Henderson

"The Hendersons were Democrats, and John didn't much like what he heard at the rally, but like a true connoisseur, he complained about the quality and quantity of the barbecue."