|African American History
Supplemental Bibliography—Alisa Harrison, University of Victoria
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Family from Slavery to the Present. New York: Vintage, 1985.
Brown, Kathleen. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race
And Power in Colonial Virginia. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1996.
Fischer, Kirsten. Suspect Relations: Sex, Race and Resistance in Colonial North
Carolina. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2002.
Holton, Woody. Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves and the Making of the
American Revolution in Virginia. Chapel Hill: UNC, 1999.
McCurry, Stephanie. Masters of Small Worlds: Yeoman Households, Gender Relations
And the Political Culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country. New
York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Morgan, Edmund. American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial
Virginia. New York: Norton, 1975.
Morgan, Philip. Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century
Chesapeake and Low Country. Chapel Hill: UNC, 1998.
Jordan, Winthrop. White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812.
Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1968.
Wood, Peter. Black Majority. Negroes in Colonial South Carolina From 1670 through
the Stono Rebellion. New York: Norton, 1974.
Slavery and the Antebellum Era
Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North
America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1998.
Blassingame, John. The Slave Community. New York: Oxford, 1972 (revised edition).
Bynum, Victoria. Unruly Women: The Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the
Old South. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1992.
Carney, Judith A. Black Rice: African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.
Davis, David Brion. The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823.
Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1975.
Davis, David Brion. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture. New York:
Fett, Sharla M. Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave
Plantations. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2002.
Fields, Barbara. Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the
Nineteenth Century. New Haven: Yale, 1985.
Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth. Within the Plantation Household: Black and White
Women of the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
Genovese, Eugene. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made. New York:
Pantheon Books, 1974.
Genovese, Eugene. The World the Slaveholders Made. Middletown: Wesleyan UP,
Gross, Ariella. Double Character: Slavery and Mastery in the Antebellum Southern
Court Room. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000.
Gutman, Herbert. The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom: 1750-1925. New York:
Pantheon Books, 1976.
Hodes, Martha. White Women, Black Men: Illicit Sex in the Nineteenth-Century South.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997.
Johnson, Walter. Soul By Soul: Life inside the Antebellum Slave Market. Cambridge:
Harvard UP, 1999.
Joyner, Charles. Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community. Urbana:
University of Illinois, 1984.
Lebsock, Suzanne. The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern
Town, 1784-1860. New York: Norton, 1984.
Levine, Lawrence. Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk
Thought From Slavery to Freedom. New York: Oxford UP, 1977.
Painter, Nell. Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol. New York: WW Norton, 1996.
White, Deborah Gray. Ar’n’t I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South. New
York: Norton, 1985.
Civil War and Emancipation
Berlin, Ira, et al., Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War.
New York: Cambridge UP, 1992.
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Reconstruction and the New South
DuBois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1935.
Edwards, Laura. Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of
Reconstruction. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1997.
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Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of C. Vann Woodward. Edited by Kousser and
MacPherson. New York: Oxford, 1982.
Fields, Barbara. “Slavery, Race and Ideology in the United States of America.” New Left
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Foner, Eric. Nothing but Freedom: Emancipation and its Legacy. Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
Foner, Eric. Reconstruction, 1863-1867. New York: Harper and Rowe, 1988.
Franklin, John Hope. Reconstruction after the Civil War. Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 1961.
Goodwyn, Lawrence. The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in
America. New York: Oxford, 1978.
Hahn, Steven. Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of
The Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890. New York: Oxford, 1983.
Hunter, Tera. To ‘Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors after
The Civil War. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.
Williamson, Joel. The Crucible of Race: Black White Relations in the American South
Since Emancipation. New York: Oxford, 1984.
Woodward, C. Vann. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913. Baton Rouge: Louisiana
State University Press, 1951.
Ayers, Edward. The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction. New York:
Cecelski, David and Tyson, Timothy, eds. Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race
Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1998.
Chafe, William H. Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the
Black Struggle for Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.
Dailey, Jane, Gilmore, Glenda, and Simon, Bryant, eds., Jumpin’ Jim Crow: Southern
Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2000.
Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White
Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North
Hale, Grace Elizabeth. Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South,
1890-1940. New York: Pantheon, 1998.
Hall, Jacquelyn, et al. Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World.
Chapel Hill: UNC, 1987.
Hewitt, Nancy. Southern Discomfort: Women’s Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-
1920s. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.
Kantrowitz, Stephen. Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy. Chapel
Hill: UNC Press, 2000.
Kelley, Robin D.G. Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great
Depression. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1990.
Kelley, Robin D.G. Race Rebels: Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class. New
York: The Free Press, 1994.
MacLean, Nancy. Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux
Klan. New York: Oxford UP, 1994.
Payne, Charles. I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the
Mississippi Freedom Struggle. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.
Simon, Bryant. A Fabric of Defeat: The Politics of South Carolina Millhands in
State and Nation, 1920-1945. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1998.
Sullivan, Patricia. Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era. Chapel
Hill: UNC, 1996.
Tyson, Timothy B. Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black
Power. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1999.
Woodward, C. Vann. The Strange Career of Jim Crow. New York: Oxford UP, 1955.