Vol. 4, No. 3: Fall 1998

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Vol. 4, No. 3: Fall 1998

Join us this fall as we travel from Wilmington to Yoknapatawpha, and from the battlegrounds of the Civil War to the fieldwork travels of John and Alan Lomax.

Front Porch: Fall 1998

by Harry L. Watson

"Ultimately, the white South's defense of tradition and the North's embrace of progress came to blows."

“The Vampire That Hovers Over North Carolina”: Gender, White Supremacy, and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898

by Andrea Meryl Kirshenbaum

"A provocative look at the manipulation of racial and sexual fears, culminating in a bloody riot a century ago."

Yoknapatawpha: Images and Voices

by George G. Stewart

"Haunting photographs from Mississippi evoke William Faulkner's mythical landscape."

Olmsted’s Cracker Preacher

by Eugene D. Genovese

"The author recounts an outsider's views of backcountry religion in the Old South."

When Mail Was Armor: Envelopes of the Great Rebellion, 1861–1865

by Stephen W. Berry

"Images on Civil War envelopes reveal a previously overlooked battleground."

Southern Cross: The Beginnings of the Bible Belt by Christine Leigh Heyrman (review)

by Gaines M. Foster

Alfred A. Knopf, 1997

Diversity and Accommodation: Essays on the Cultural Composition of the Virginia Frontier edited by Michael J. Puglisi (review)

by John C. Willias

University of Tennessee Press, 1997

Honor and Slavery: Lies, Duels, Noses, Masks, Dressing as a Woman, Gifts, Strangers, Humanitarianism, Death, Slave Rebellions, The Proslavery Argument, Baseball, Hunting, and Gambling in the Old South by Kenneth S. Greenberg (review)

by Catherine Clinton

Princeton University Press, 1996

Appalachia in the Making: The Mountain South in the Nineteenth Century edited by Mary Beth Pudup, Dwight B. Billings, and Altina L. Waller (review)

by David E. Whisnant

University of North Carolina Press, 1995

“What Nature Suffers to Groe”: Life, Labor, and Landscape on the Georgia Coast, 1680-1920 by Mart A. Stewart (review)

by Albert E. Cowdrey

University of Georgia Press, 1996

Iron and Steel: Class, Race, and Community in Birmingham, Alabama, 1875-1920 by Henry M. McKiven Jr. (review)

by Timothy J. Minchin

University of North Carolina Press, 1995

Carved in Stone: The History of Stone Mountain by David B. Freeman (Review)

by John M. Coski

Mercer University Press, 1997

An Island in the Lake of Fire: Bob Jones University, Fundamentalism & the Separatist Movement by Mark Taylor Dalhouse (Review)

by Charles W. Dunn

University of Georgia Press, 1996

Judgment & Grace in Dixie: Southern Faiths from Faulkner to Elvis by Charles Reagan Wilson (Review)

by Wayne Flynt

University of Georgia Press, 1995

“Music With the Bark On”: The Southern Journeys of John and Alan Lomax

by Gavin James Campbell

"The microphone never gets the same recognition as the breakdowns, ballads, and blues that it records."