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Vale of Tears : New Essays on Religion And Reconstruction
By author: W. Scott Poole
Product Code: H685
ISBN: 9780865549623
Product Format: Hardback
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Vale of Tears offers new, critical essays by historians, social scientists, and scholars of religious studies on the epoch of Reconstruction. The range of contributors to the project, including Gaines Foster and Paul Harvey, will draw a great deal of attention from Southern historians, literary scholars, and scholars of American religion.

Murder Along the Cape Fear : A North Carolina Town in the Twentieth Century
By author: David T. Morgan
Product Code: H692
ISBN: 9780865549661
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Murder Along the Cape Fear is the story of Fayetteville and Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during the twentieth century. Engagingly told, this book is a wonderful blend of history, lore, and murder.

The South : A Tour of Its Battlefields And Ruined Cities, A Journey Through the Desolated States, and Talks with the People 1867
Product Code: P310
ISBN: 9780865549692
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After the American Civil War, New England journalist John Townsend Trowbridge traveled through the unreconstructed South, talking to older aristocrats, common citizens, Confederate veterans, freed slaves, traveling vagabonds, and the poorer classes–all profoundly affected by one of America's greatest tragedies.

Two Confederate Hospitals and Their Patients : Atlanta to Opelika
By author: Jack D. Welsh
Product Code: H691
ISBN: 9780865549715
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This work provides in-depth information and analysis of Confederate medicine in the Army of Tennessee using primary sources and individual patient records in a form not previously available. Included in the book is a CD-ROM of the complete patient listings of more than 18,000 patients.

Vale of Tears : New Essays on Religion And Reconstruction
Product Code: P322
ISBN: 9780865549876
Product Format: Paperback
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Price: $25.00
Vale of Tears offers new, critical essays by historians, social scientists, and scholars of religious studies on the epoch of Reconstruction. The range of contributors to the project, including Gaines Foster and Paul Harvey, will draw a great deal of attention from Southern historians, literary scholars, and scholars of American religion.

The Spirit Divided : Memoirs of Civil War Chaplains-The Union
Product Code: H715
ISBN: 9780865549968
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The Spirit Divided is a collection of letters, reports, and recollections in which Union army chaplains describe their motives and methods, their failures and achievements. Some threw away their somber black uniforms and became dashing staff officers. Scorning these “chaplains militant,” others were, in the words of a battlefield journalist, “bearers of the cup of cold water and the word of good cheer.

Footnotes to History: A Primer on the American Political Character
Original author: Griffin B. Bell   Edited by: John P. Cole
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H668
ISBN: 9780865549043
Product Format: Hardback
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Footnotes to History serves as a first reader on American government. These vignettes illustrate certain traits of the American political system. Whether read in its entirety or a chapter or two at a time, Footnotes to History should give the reader some notion of why the American political system, in its ideals and in its reality, has served its citizens so well for over 230 years.

One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child's Journey through France
By author: Fred Gross
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H779
ISBN: 9780881461435
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Fred Gross knew much about the history of the Holocaust, but he didn’t know his own, being a young Jewish child during those terrible years. In the late 1980s, he asked his mother to tell him the story of his family’s flight from the German invasion of Belgium and the Nazi policies that would become the Holocaust. One Step Ahead of Hitler is a story of survival told in words and in photographs of a journey beginning in Antwerp and ending with his freedom in America.

Educating the Urban New South: Atlanta and the Rise of Georgia State University, 1913-1969
By author: Merl E. Reed
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H784
ISBN: 9780881461480
Product Format: Hardback
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From evening school in 1913 to university status in 1969, Georgia State, an unwanted urban college, went through many difficult times. The problems included misguided recommendations from an elitist General Education Board, inadequate state funding, the Depression, opposition of the University of Georgia, a hostile board of regents, and the segregation crisis, among others. This sympathetic but critical account of GSU challenges some of the traditional interpretations of Georgia’s educational history.

"Tell Them We Are Singing for Jesus": The Original Fisk Jubilee Singers and Christian Reconstruction, 1871-1878
By author: Toni P. Anderson
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H785
ISBN: 9780881461121
Product Format: Hardback
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Price: $45.00
“Tell Them We Are Singing for Jesus” explores the Christian missionary ideals and convictions that spawned the Fisk Jubilee Singers during the 1870s and guided the ensemble throughout its impressive US and European travels. This historic choral ensemble was sponsored by the American Missionary Association (AMA), the parent organization of Fisk University.

In the Shadow of the Patriarch: The John J. Crittenden Family in War and Peace
By author: Damon R. Eubank
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H786
ISBN: 9780881461510
Product Format: Hardback
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Senator John J. Crittenden was a central figure in Kentucky politics for more than fifty years and he fathered a remarkable family. The fame of the family patriarch has overshadowed the contributions of his children who deserve attention in their own right.

Liberty, State, and Union: The Political Theory of Thomas Jefferson
By author: Luigi Marco Bassani
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H802
ISBN: 9780881461862
Product Format: Hardback
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Thomas Jefferson — author of the Declaration of Independence, diplomat and president of the United States — is the most widely studied and genuinely representative Founding Father of his age. Bassani surveys Jefferson’s views on the rights of man and state’s rights — the core of all his political ideas. After careful examination of his political theory, Jefferson is recognized as a champion of limited government, natural rights and antagonism of the states towards interference by federal powers.

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