The Colonial South and the Early Federal Period

Louis B. Wright

A classic and important study of early Virginia cavalier society.

Charles Sydnor

A thorough analysis of Virginia politics in Colonial Virginia, complete with a discussion of barbecues and free grog for Virginia freeholders.

Norman K. Risjord

The only comprehensive study on the Jeffersonian republicans of the early federal period.

David Hackett Fischer

The best study on the colonial Cavalier and Celtic cultures in relation to their Northern counterparts, the Puritans and Quakers.

Robert Beverley

The Old Dominion described and celebrated in the first Southern (and the first real American) book.

M.E. Bradford

A guide to the true meaning of the Revolution for those who carried it out.

John R. Alden

The origins of Southern society before the Revolution.

James Broussard

The only book of its kind on a much neglected part of Southern history.

Glover Moore

Moore explains why the Federalist Party and the North agitated over the issue of slavery between 1819-1821.

Mike Bunn and Clay Williams

A good study on an often neglected element of the War of 1812, the Southern Frontier.