HISTORY / United States: 19th Century

The Accidental Slaveowner
Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family

African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry
The Atlantic World and the Gullah Geechee

Alias Bill Arp
Charles Henry Smith and the South's "Goodly Heritage"

All-American Girl
The Ideal of Real Womanhood in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America

All Clever Men, Who Make Their Way
Critical Discourse in the Old South

Almost Free
A Story about Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia

American City, Southern Place
A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond

The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader

The Letters of a St. Simons Island Plantation Mistress, 1817-1859

Atticus Greene Haygood
Methodist Bishop, Editor and Educator

The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town

Baptized in Blood
The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865–1920

Beyond Freedom
Disrupting the History of Emancipation

Brothers of a Vow
Secret Fraternal Orders and the Transformation of White Male Culture in Antebellum Virginia

Caste and Class
The Black Experience in Arkansas, 1880–1920

Celia, a Slave

Chained to the Rock of Adversity
To Be Free, Black, and Female in the Old South

Charleston and the Emergence of Middle Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era

Chattel Slavery and Wage Slavery
The Anglo-American Context, 1830–1860

Cherokee Removal
Before and After

The Cherokees and Christianity, 1794–1870
Essays on Acculturation and Cultural Persistence

Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture
Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast

Cobb's Ordeal
The Diaries of a Virginia Farmer

College Life at Old Oglethorpe

College Life in the Old South

Communities of Kinship
Antebellum Families and the Settlement of the Cotton Frontier

The Constitution, Law, and American Life
Critical Aspects of the Nineteenth-Century Experience

Contentious Liberties
American Abolitionists in Post-Emancipation Jamaica, 1834-1866

Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

The Croom Family and Goodwood Plantation
Land, Litigation, and Southern Lives

Daniel Lee, Agriculturist
His Life North and South

The Darien Journal of John Girardeau Legare, Ricegrower

Dear Master
Letters of a Slave Family

The Death of a Confederate
Selections from the Letters of the Archibald Smith Family of Roswell, Georgia, 1864–1956

The Diary of Dolly Lunt Burge, 1848–1879

A Documentary History of Slavery in North America

Domesticating Foreign Struggles
The Italian Risorgimento and Antebellum American Identity

Double Character
Slavery and Mastery in the Antebellum Southern Courtroom

Early Georgia Magazines
Literary Periodicals to 1865

Edmund Ruffin and the Crisis of Slavery in the Old South
The Failure of Agricultural Reform

Eighty-Eight Years
The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777–1865

Entrepreneurs in the Southern Upcountry
Commercial Culture in Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1845–1880

The Evolution of Southern Culture

Fathers of Conscience
Mixed-Race Inheritance in the Antebellum South

Finding Charity’s Folk
Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland

The First Anesthetic
The Story of Crawford Long

Florida Fiasco
Rampant Rebels on the Georgia Florida Border 1810 1815

Florida's Flagler

Flush Times and Fever Dreams
A Story of Capitalism and Slavery in the Age of Jackson

Free Labor in an Unfree World
White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789–1860

Free to Work
Labor Law, Emancipation, and Reconstruction, 1815–1880

George Washington's Washington
Visions for the National Capital in the Early American Republic

Georgia's Last Frontier
The Development of Caroll County

The Girl's Own
Cultural Histories of the Anglo-American Girl, 1830–1915

Greenbackers, Knights of Labor, and Populists
Farmer-Labor Insurgency in the Late-Nineteenth-Century South

Henry Adams and the Southern Question

Highbrows, Hillbillies, and Hellfire
Public Entertainment in Atlanta, 1880–1930

Hog Meat and Hoecake
Food Supply in the Old South, 1840–1860

Homicide Justified
The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United States and the Atlantic World

The Illustrated Slave
Empathy, Graphic Narrative, and the Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800–1852

In the Shadow of Dred Scott
St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America

James Monroe Smith
Georgia Planter, Before Death and After

John Bachman
Selected Writings on Science, Race, and Religion

John Forsyth
Political Tactitian

Johnny Cobb
Confederate Aristocrat

Joseph Henry Lumpkin
Georgia's First Chief Justice

Joseph Story and the Comity of Errors
A Case Study in Conflict of Laws

Joseph Vallence Bevan
Georgia's First Official Historian

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839

Laughter in the Amen Corner
The Life of Evangelist Sam Jones

Letters from New-York

Letters of Robert Mackay to His Wife
Written from Ports in America and England, 1795–1816

Liberating Sojourn
Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic Reform

Liberty's Captives
Narratives of Confinement in the Print Culture of the Early Republic

Lines in the Sand
Race and Class in Lowcountry Georgia, 1750–1860

Literary Celebrity and Public Life in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Making Freedom Pay
North Carolina Freedpeople Working for Themselves, 1865-1900

Mary Telfair to Mary Few
Selected Letters, 1802–1844

Nature's Management
Writings on Landscape and Reform, 1822–1859

On Jordan's Stormy Banks
Evangelicalism in Mississippi, 1773–1876

On Slavery's Border
Missouri's Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815–1865

Origins of the Dred Scott Case
Jacksonian Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court, 1837–1857

Other Souths
Diversity and Difference in the U.S. South, Reconstruction to Present

The Other War of 1812
The Patriot War and the American Invasion of Spanish East Florida

Our Sister Editors
Sarah J. Hale and the Tradition of Nineteenth-Century American Women Editors

Parties, Slavery, and the Union in Antebellum Georgia

Paternalism in a Southern City
Race, Religion, and Gender in Augusta, Georgia

A Peculiar Humanism
The Judicial Advocacy of Slavery in High Courts of the Old South 1820–1850

Penn Center
A History Preserved

An Environmental Biography of a Southern Plantation, 1780-1880

Pierce M. B. Young
The Warwick of the South

Pioneering American Wine
Writings of Nicholas Herbemont, Master Viticulturist

The Plain and Noble Garb of Truth
Nationalism and Impartiality in American Historical Writing, 1784–1860

The Politics of Black Citizenship
Free African Americans in the Mid-Atlantic Borderland, 1817–1863

The Price of Permanence
Nature and Business in the New South

Princes of Cotton
Four Diaries of Young Men in the South, 1848–1860

Privateers of the Americas
Spanish American Privateering from the United States in the Early Republic

Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of 1895

Reconstructing Democracy
Grassroots Black Politics in the Deep South after the Civil War

Redeeming the Southern Family
Evangelical Women and Domestic Devotion in the Antebellum South

Religion and the Antebellum Debate over Slavery

Remember Me
Slave Life in Coastal Georgia

The Republican Party in Georgia
From Reconstruction through 1900

Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island
Growth of a Planter

The Root of All Evil
The Protestant Clergy and the Economic Mind of the Old South

S. S. Savannah, the Elegant Steam Ship

The Sacred Flame of Love
Methodism and Society in Nineteenth-Century Georgia

Sacred Mission, Worldly Ambition
Black Christian Nationalism in the Age of Jim Crow

Sexuality and Slavery
Reclaiming Intimate Histories in the Americas

Slave Laws in Virginia

The Slave Ship Wanderer

Slavery and Freedom in Savannah

Sounds American
National Identity and the Music Cultures of the Lower Mississippi River Valley, 1800–1860

Southern Civil Religions
Imagining the Good Society in the Post-Reconstruction Era

The Southern Judicial Tradition
State Judges and Sectional Distinctiveness, 1790–1890

Southern Manhood
Perspectives on Masculinity in the Old South

Southern Masculinity
Perspectives on Manhood in the South since Reconstruction

Southern Prohibition
Race, Reform, and Public Life in Middle Florida, 1821–1920

Southern Women at the Seven Sister Colleges
Feminist Values and Social Activism, 1875–1915

State Parties and National Politics
North Carolina, 1815-1861

Stories with a Moral
Literature and Society in Nineteenth-Century Georgia

Them Dark Days
Slavery in the American Rice Swamps

Thomas Lanier Clingman
Fire Eater from the Carolina Mountains

Thomas Nast
Political Cartoonist

To Build Our Lives Together
Community Formation in Black Atlanta, 1875–1906

To Find My Own Peace
Grace King in Her Journals, 1886–1910

To Have and to Hold
Slave Work and Family Life in Antebellum South Carolina

To Live an Antislavery Life
Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class

Tokens of Affection
The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South

Up from the Mudsills of Hell
The Farmers' Alliance, Populism, and Progressive Agriculture in Tennessee, 1870–1915

Upheaval in Charleston
Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow

Virtue's Hero
Emerson, Antislavery, and Reform

Ways of Wisdom
Moral Education in the Early National Period

We Are the Revolutionists
German-Speaking Immigrants and American Abolitionists after 1848

William Montague Browne
Versatile Anglo-Irish American, 1823–1883

Women's Work, Men's Work
The Informal Slave Economies of Lowcountry Georgia