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Highland Heritage: Scottish Americans in the American South

By: Celeste Ray.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2001

Seller ID: 849138


Each year, tens of thousands of people flock to Grandfather Mountain, North Carolina, and to more than two hundred other locations across the country to attend Scottish Highland Games and Gatherings. There, kilt-wearing participants compete in athletics, Highland dancing, and bagpiping, while others join clan societies in celebration of a Scottish heritage. As Celeste Ray notes, however, the Scottish affiliation that Americans claim today is a Highland Gaelic identity th... View more info

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Italians in the Deep South

By: Frank Fede

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Starrhill Press:

Seller ID: 32009X


Second edition of history of Italian Americans in Birmingham. View more info

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Like A Family: The Making of A Southern Cotton Mill World

By: Jacquelyn Dowd Hall ... [Et Al.]; With A New Afterword by the Authors; foreword by Michael Frisch.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2000

Seller ID: 848794


Since its original publication in 1987, Like a Family has become a classic in the study of American labor history. Basing their research on a series of extraordinary interviews, letters, and articles from the trade press, the authors uncover the voices and experiences of workers in the Southern cotton mill industry during the 1920s and 1930s. Now with a new afterword, this edition stands as an invaluable contribution to American social history.About Author... View more info

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The Origins of the Southern Middle Class, 1800-1861

By: Jonathan Daniel Wells.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: c2004

Seller ID: 855537


With a fresh take on social dynamics in the antebellum South, Jonathan Daniel Wells contests the popular idea that the Old South was a region of essentially two classes (planters and slaves) until after the Civil War. He argues that, in fact, the region had a burgeoning white middle class--including merchants, doctors, and teachers--that had a profound impact on southern culture, the debate over slavery, and the coming of the Civil War.Wells shows that the growth of ... View more info

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - South East USA

By: Mike Walker

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Steam Powered Video Publications:

Seller ID: 745112


***Florida, Georgia and South Carolina***Includes the changes in ownership, abandonment's and re-openings which have occurred since the first edition was published in 1999. Included for the first time are the rapid transit systems in Atlanta and Miami, electric interurbans and logging railroads. The Atlas shows all currently operated common carriers, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.The SPV Railroad atlases provide a single sourc... View more info

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Southern States

By: Mike Walker

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Steam Powered Video Publications:

Seller ID: 745143


***Louisiana, Mississippi & Alabama***The SPV Railroad atlases provide a single source of reference to the North American rail network, past and present. They are widely recognized by rail fans, railroad historians, and professionals as the industry standard. Each sheet is drawn to a constant scale of 8 miles to 1 inch for easy distance comparisons with 2 miles to 1 inch enlargements of complex areas. All extant rail lines are shown together with stations, junctions,... View more info

Bloodgames: The Story of the Vaughans, a Southern Family and Its Neighbors

By: Terry Vaughn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: V0944


Bloodgames is a story of many families and of many places. One family-the Vaughans-serves as a connecting thread as they move from Virginia, to the Carolinas, Alabama and Mississippi. From the start in New Kent County, Virginia, the story moves to Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Next is Sumter, South Carolina; then the Creek Indian lands of Yazoo; and finally, the East Alabama Creek lands. Along the way, branches who moved to other areas are touched upon. Life upon the p... View more info

Slavery in the American Mountain South

By: Wilma A. Dunaway

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: May 2003

Seller ID: 812755


Series: Studies in Modern Capitalism Temporarily unavailable - no date availableWilma Dunaway breaks new ground by focusing on slave experiences on small plantations in the Upper South. She argues that the region was not buffered from the political, economic, and social impacts of enslavement simply because it was characterized by low black population density and small slaveholdings. Dunaway pinpoints several indicators that distinguished Mountain Sou... View more info