Vol. 6, No. 2: Summer 2000

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Vol. 6, No. 2: Summer 2000

Our Summer 2000 issue finds the strange career of Atticus Finch, a former fashion photographer’s new snapshots, the latest music from George Jones, an environmental history of the South, and the reluctant autobiographies of Dorsey Dixon.

The Fourth Flag

by Gloria L. Harbin, Scott Wyatt

"I won't order Southern Cultures again due to the politically correct, stereotypical beating you administer to white southerners."

Front Porch: Summer 2000

by Harry L. Watson

"God is coming back, and man is she pissed."

The Strange Career of Atticus Finch

by Joseph Crespino

"Certain school districts across the country have censored To Kill a Mockingbird for its sexual content, and some have banned the book because of its depiction of racism."

Signs of the South: Original and Archival Photographs

by Charlie Curtis

"What could a former fashion photographer possibly have to offer Southern Cultures?"

Again the Backward Region?: Environmental History in and of the American South

by Otis L. Graham

"Indian Summer will give way to a long season of planetary troubles—troubles in bunches."

Dixie Before Disney 100 Years of Roadside Fun by Tom Hollis (review)

by John Shelton Reed

University of Mississippi, 1999

The Lines Are Drawn Political Cartoons of the Civil War by Kristen M. Smith (review)

by Stephen W. Berry

Hill Street Press, 1999

A Defender of Southern Conservatism M. E. Bradford and His Achievements ed. by Clyde N. Wilson (review)

by Alphonse Vinh

University of Missouri Press, 1999

But Now I See The White Southern Racial Conversion Narrative by Fred Hobson (review)

by Steven J. Niven

Louisiana State University Press, 1999

Battlegrounds of Memory by Clay Lewis, and: Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball (review)

by Fred Hobson

University of Georgia Press, 1998; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1998

Sorting Out the New South City Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte,1875–1975 by David Goldfield (review)

by David Goldfield

University of North Carolina Press, 1998

Ella Baker Freedom Bound by Joanne Grant (review)

by Edward O. Frantz

John Wiley and Sons, 1998

Portraits of Conflict A Photographic History of North Carolina in the Civil War by Richard M. McCaslin (review)

by William C. Harris

University of Arkansas Press, 1997

An Abolitionist in the Appalachian South Ezekiel Birdseye on Slavery, Capitalism, and Separate Statehood in East Tennessee, 1841–1846 by Durwood Dunn (review)

by Noel Fisher

University of Tennessee Press, 1997

George Jones: The Cold Hard Truth (music review)

by Gavin James Campbell

Asylum, 1999

Benjamin Lloyd’s Hymnbook, and: The Pleasant Hill Singers Songs of the Shaker West (music review)

by Gavin James Campbell

The Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, 1999

Negro Work Songs and Calls (music review)

by Gavin James Campbell

Rounder, 1999

IIIrd Tyme Out: John and Mary (music review)

by Gavin James Campbell

Rounder, 1999

I Don’t Want Nothin’ ‘Bout My Life Wrote Out, Because I Had It Too Rough in Life: Dorsey Dixon’s Autobiographical Writings

by Kathleen Drowne, Patrick Huber

"Dorsey Dixon, a forty-year-old weaver, was tending his looms one rainy morning in the Winter of 1938 when he heard the news of a deadly automobile accident on nearby U.S. Highway 1."