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Regional & national history books

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Recently Published

Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar by Robert H., Jr. Brinkmeyer Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar
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Offers a collection of essays written in honour of Walter Edgar, South Carolina's preeminent historian and founding director of the University of South Carolina (USC) Institute for Southern Studies. These essays were written as a tribute to Edgar, both as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2018

Finding Julia The Early Development of Southeast Missouri by Kaye Smith Hamblin Finding Julia The Early Development of Southeast Missouri


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

New Madrid A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend by Mary Sue Anton New Madrid A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow by Ashley Andrews Lear The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow

Ashley Lear's The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow examines the documents collected by Rawlings on Glasgow, along with her personal notes, to better understand the experiences that brought these two women writers together and the importance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

The Mentelles Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky by Randolph Paul Runyon The Mentelles Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Subtitle at bottom of data view title page: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the immigrant family who educated Antebellum Kentucky.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Holland House and Portugal, 1793-1840 English Whiggery and the Constitutional Cause in Iberia by Jose Baptista de Sousa Holland House and Portugal, 1793-1840 English Whiggery and the Constitutional Cause in Iberia


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992 by Teishan A. Latner Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

When a popular revolution prevailed on America's doorstep in 1959, it provoked the wrath of the American political establishment but fueled intense interest within the multiracial American Left. In this groundbreaking book, historian Teishan Latner contends that as Americans studied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

The Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq. by Denys Rolle The Humble Petition of Denys Rolle, Esq.

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Coming Soon

John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone by David Johnson, Chuck Parsons John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone
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Few names in the lore of western gunmen are as recognizable. Few lives of the most notorious are as little known. Romanticized and made legendary, John Ringo fought and killed for what he believed was right. Initially published in 1996,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945 by Ronald D. Eller Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945

Examines the politics of development in Appalachia since World War II with an eye toward exploring the idea of progress as it has evolved in modern America. Appalachia's struggle to overcome poverty, to live in harmony with the land, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper) by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper)

The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. Cybriwsky discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Center of Dreams Building a World-Class Performing Arts Complex in Miami by Les Standiford Center of Dreams Building a World-Class Performing Arts Complex in Miami

Discover how one spectacular building project transformed Miami from a fractious tropical city to a cultural capital of the Americas. In Center of Dreams, New York Times bestselling author Les Standiford tells the inspiring story of the Adrienne Arsht Center...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2018

Exploring the Edges of Texas by Walt Davis, Isabel Davis Exploring the Edges of Texas
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In 1955, Frank X. Tolbert, a columnist for the Dallas Morning News, circumnavigated Texas with his nine-year-old-son in a Willis Jeep. The column he phoned in to the newspaper about his adventures, Tolbert's Texas , was a staple of Walt...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Sacrificed at the Alamo Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution by Richard Bruce Winders Sacrificed at the Alamo Tragedy and Triumph in the Texas Revolution

The Battle of the Alamo is one of the most compelling stories from American history. Students of the battle often wonder why William B. Travis and his small garrison were left alone to meet their fate at the hands of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2018

Two-Party Politics in the One-Party South Alabama's Hill Country, 1874-1920 by Samuel L. Webb Two-Party Politics in the One-Party South Alabama's Hill Country, 1874-1920

Offers a challenge to the long-held view that the only important and influential politicians in post-Reconstruction Deep South states were Democrats. In this insightful and exhaustively researched volume, Samuel L. Webb presents new evidence that, contrary to popular belief, voters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2018

Torn from their Bindings A Story of Art, Science, and the Pillaging of American University Libraries by Travis McDade Torn from their Bindings A Story of Art, Science, and the Pillaging of American University Libraries

Tells the story of Robert Kindred's brazen theft of irreplaceable antique illustrations and maps from academic libraries across the US - a crime spree that left the irredeemable wreck of countless rare books in its wake. Travis McDade's account of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2018

The Jersey Shore The Past, Present & Future of a National Treasure by Dominick Mazzagetti The Jersey Shore The Past, Present & Future of a National Treasure

Provides a modern re-telling of the history, culture, and landscapes of this famous region, from the 1600s to the present. This book is an enthusiastic and comprehensive portrait by a native son, whose passion for the region is shared by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2018

Southern Splendor Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South by Marc R. Matrana, Robin S. Lattimore, Michael W. Kitchens Southern Splendor Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South
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Explores almost fifty houses built before the Civil War in the American South that have been authentically restored or preserved. Methodically examined are restoration efforts that preserve not only homes and other structures, but also the stories of those living...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2018

Shipbuilding in North Carolina, 1688-1918 by William N. Still Jr, Richard A. Stephenson Shipbuilding in North Carolina, 1688-1918
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2018

Lost Tramways of Wales: Cardiff by Peter Waller Lost Tramways of Wales: Cardiff


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2018

Lost Tramways of Wales: Swansea and Mumbles by Peter Waller Lost Tramways of Wales: Swansea and Mumbles


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2018

Lost Tramways of Wales: South Wales and Valleys by Peter Waller Lost Tramways of Wales: South Wales and Valleys


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2018

Peasant Violence and Antisemitism in Early Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe by Irina Marin Peasant Violence and Antisemitism in Early Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe

The uprising came close on the heels of the 1905-1907 social turmoil in Tsarist Russia, and brought into play the major issues that characterized social and political life in the region at the time: rural poverty, the Jewish Question, state...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2018

Other books in this genre

Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe by Jerald T. Milanich Florida Indians and the Invasion from Europe

Tells the story of the native societies that have lived in Florida for twelve millennia, from the early hunters at the end of the Ice Age to the modern Seminole, Miccosukee, and Creeks. Written for a general audience, this book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida 1821-1860 by Julia Floyd Smith Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida 1821-1860

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes by Silvia Sunshine Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Romans by P. Lee Phillips Notes on the Life and Works of Bernard Romans

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Jacksonville After the Fire, 1901-1919 A New South City by James B. Crooks Jacksonville After the Fire, 1901-1919 A New South City

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Immigrant World of Ybor City Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985 by Gary R. Mormino, George E. Pozzetta Immigrant World of Ybor City Italians and Their Latin Neighbors in Tampa, 1885-1985
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The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

A View of West Florida by John Lee Williams A View of West Florida

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, for Tourists, Invalids, and Emigrants by Daniel G. Brinton A Guide-Book of Florida and the South, for Tourists, Invalids, and Emigrants

The books in the Florida and the Caribbean Open Books Series demonstrate the University Press of Florida's long history of publishing Latin American and Caribbean studies titles that connect in and through Florida, highlighting the connections between the Sunshine State...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2017

Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan by Zaur Gasimov Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan

This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Azerbaijan contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/12/2017

Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940 by Katy Turton Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940

This book explores the role played by families in the Russian revolutionary movement and the first decades of the Soviet regime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

First Encounters Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570 by Jerald T. Milanich First Encounters Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570

Drawing on the most recent historical and archaeological research, First Encounters describes the period of early Spanish contact with New World peoples. This series of essays reports original research mounted over the last ten years, a decade of remarkable breakthroughs...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner by Daniel L. Schafer Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner

In this revised and expanded edition of Anna Kingsley's remarkable life story, Daniel Schafer draws on new discoveries to prove true the longstanding rumors that Anna Madgigine Jai was originally a princess from the royal family of Jolof in Senegal....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

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