Columbus meets Pocahontas. Moravians travel the Great Wagon Road. And we examine a sense of place in the South. Check out the Spring Issue.
Ever since the days of the plantation romances, southerners have been widely imagined as stationary in time and space, passing up the hubbub and distractions of tinsel progress and shallow prosperity for the enduring verities of family, community, and faith.
"The author uses two legendary figures to explore sex, culture, and power in the conquest of the South."
"Over two centuries ago the Moravians made their way into North Carolina on the Great Wagon Road. Their pathway has shaped personal and regional histories ever since."
"Though their relationship with the South has often been ambiguous, Jews have made a home for themselves in the region."
Westview Press, 1996
Texas A&M University Press, 1996
University of Georgia Press, 1994
The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, distributed by the University of North Carolina Press, 1994
University Press of Kentucky, 1995
University of Georgia Press, 1995
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996
Algonquin Books, 1995
"One form of 'race-mixing' that both black and white southerners have long viewed with unconcern or even with pride has been intermarriage (perhaps preferably in the remote past) with the South's Native American population."
"Ducloux was in ecstasy as he devoured the next five biscuits."
"Southern studies are at a critical juncture. Old interests and paradigms are losing their hold; new ones are emerging but have yet to dominate."
"The soldiers unloaded from the train like a colony of ants and invaded the watermelon patch like soldiers in battle."