Books tagged: southern history

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Lies My Teacher Told Me: The True History of the War for Southern Independence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
In this hard-hitting collection of 4 essays, Dr Wilson cuts straight to the chase: YOU WERE LIED TO! You were lied to about the nature, character, and cause of the American “Civil War," but that is just the start. The entire South—its people, culture, history, customs, both past and present—has been and continues to be lied about and demonized by the unholy trinity of the American establishment...
New Field, New Corn: Essays in Alabama Legal History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » North America
NEW FIELD, NEW CORN is an anthology of research papers that explore topics from the rich legal history of Alabama and its influential legal figures. Topics include Justice Hugo Black, equity courts, the state's many constitutions, the enclosure movement, militarization of the University of Alabama, and the case of Strange v. State. Its general editor is (and introduction by) Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
Historic Fort Loudoun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
The colony of South Carolina built Fort Loudoun in 1756 at the height of the French and Indian War. Built to foster relations with the Cherokee, the fort helped to secure the Overhill towns from French involvement. In 1760 the Cherokee besieged and captured the fort when the relationship soured, making Fort Loudoun the opening act in the Anglo Cherokee War of 1760-1762.
Upon These Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two brothers are faced with whether or not to join the Confederate Army. One decides to voluntarily enlist, while the other joins only after being drafted. The brothers’ episodes reflect the chronicles of the “Granville Rifles,” a Company within the NC 23rd Regiment. From the Battle of Bull Run to Sherman’s occupation of Raleigh, the boys' plight gives the reader an insider’s glimpse of the war.
More Southern Sayings Than You Can Shake a Stick At
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Why you should never teach a pig to sing, or why having kittens in the oven is a bad idea--Southern Sayings is chock full of down-home Southern wit, wisdom and down-right funny sayings for every occasion! Best Selling Texas author Kit Frazier teams up with her daddy with the funniest, truest, downright orneriest sayings you ever laid your ears on . . . & there's free printables to boot!
Windswept
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,250. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some say a mystery sure to ruin the Jamisons resides in the Windswept Plantation papers. Historian Barrett Browning hopes her research into them will gain her publications and promotion. Venture capitalist Davis Jamison wants to solve the mystery while protecting his heritage. A desperate cousin wants to hide it. Will Davis ruin the family reputation or risk all to have Barrett forever?
Reminiscences From the Life of Emily Frances Schell - A Confederate Widow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by William Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1910, this book tells of life in rural Georgia before, during, and after the American Civil War. Relying on her strong Christian faith and her family, Mrs. Schell relates her experiences as she struggled to survive in the patriarchal society of the time, where women had few rights.
I Am A Southerner
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Four Star Funerals: An Anthology About Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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"Four Star Funerals: An Anthology About Death" (in three parts: Memoir, Poetry, & Fiction) packs the emotional wallop of "Titanic," darkened with a dash of "Tales From the Crypt." This 10-author anthology about death and its aftershocks will sear your soul, make you laugh ... and ultimately help you heal, if you're haunted by a death that has upended your emotions in ways you never expected.