The New South

1. James Gregory, The Southern Diaspora: How the Great Migrations of Black and White Southerners Transformed America

    During the 20th century 20 million white and 8 million black Southerners moved to the North and West. The facts and the human experience of this important and little-noticed phenomenon are well covered in this work.

2. Bill C. Malone,Country Music, U.S.A.: Third Revised Edition

    A history of the internationally recognized Southern music culture.

3. Eugene B. Sledge, With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

    An Alabama Marine’s classic memoir of World War II fighting in the Pacific.

4. Bruce Palmer, ‘Man Over Money’: The Southern Populist Critique of American Capitalism

    An uncharacteristically balanced and at times sympathetic academic treatise on the Southern populist movement in the 1880s and 1890s.