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University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture

Overview
Works: 257 works in 434 publications in 1 language and 25,405 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Cookbooks  Reference works  History 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: F209, 975.003
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Most widely held works by University of Mississippi
The new encyclopedia of Southern culture( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1: Religion. In this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, contributors have revised entries from the original Encyclopedia on topics ranging from religious broadcasting to snake handling and added new entries on such topics as Asian religions, Latino religion, New Age religion, Islam, Native American religion, and social activism. With the contributions of more than 60 authorities in the field--including Paul Harvey, Loyal Jones, Wayne Flynt, and Samuel F. Weber--this volume is an accessibly written, up-to-date reference to religious culture in the American South
Music( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop. This much-anticipated volume in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available for the first time a stand-alone reference to the music and music makers of the American South"--Back cover
Gender( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volume features 113 articles, 65 of which are entirely new for this edition. Thematic articles address subjects such as sexuality, respectability, and paternalism and investigate the role of gender in broader subjects, including the civil rights movement, country music, and sports. Topical entries highlight individuals such as Oprah Winfrey, the Grimke sisters, and Dale Earnhardt, as well as historical events such as the capture of Jefferson Davis in a woman's dress, the Supreme Court's decision in Loving v. Virginia, and the Memphis sanitation workers' strike, with its slogan, "I AM A MAN." Bringing together scholarship on gender and the body, sexuality, labor, race, and politics, this volume offers new ways to view big questions in southern history and culture
Language by University of Mississippi( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 5: Language
History by University of Mississippi( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 3: History
The new encyclopedia of Southern culture by Melissa Walker( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 11: Agriculture and Industry
The new encyclopedia of Southern culture by University of Mississippi( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of southern culture by Wanda Rushing( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a current and authoritative reference to urbanization in the American South from the 18th century to the 21st, surveying important southern cities individually and examining the various issues that shape patterns of urbanization from a
The new encyclopedia of southern culture( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of southern culture( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of Southern culture by Allison Graham( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sweatshops at Sea, historian Leon Fink examines the evolution of laws and labor relations governing ordinary seamen over the past two centuries. The merchant marine offers an ideal setting for examining the changing regulatory regimes applied to workers by the United States, Great Britain, and, ultimately, an organized world community. Fink explores both how political and economic ends are reflected in maritime labor regulations and how agents of reform--including governments, trade unions, and global standard-setting authorities--grappled with the problems of applying land-based, national
The new encyclopedia of southern culture by University of Mississippi( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 9: Literature
The new encyclopedia of southern culture( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of southern culture( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores the many forms of aesthetic expression that have characterized southern folk art, including the work of self-taught artists, as well as the South's complex relationship to national patterns of folk art collecting. Fifty-two thematic essays examine subjects ranging from colonial portraiture, Moravian material culture, and sou
The new encyclopedia of southern culture by Amy Louise Wood( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much of the violence that has been associated with the United States has had particular salience for the South, from its high homicide rates, or its bloody history of racial conflict, to southerners' popular attachment to guns and traditional support for capital punishment. With over 95 entries, this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores the most significant forms and many of the most harrowing incidences of violence that have plagued southern society over the past 300 years. Following a detailed overview by editor Amy Wood, the volume explores a wide rang
The new encyclopedia of southern culture( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how folklife remains a vital part of communities' self definitions. The entries demonstrate that southern folklife is dynamically alive and everywhere around us, giving meaning to the everyday unfolding of community life
The new encyclopedia of southern culture by University of Mississippi( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of Southern culture by University of Mississippi( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new encyclopedia of southern culture by University of Mississippi( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 8: Environment
The new encyclopedia of southern culture( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 16: Sports and Recreation
 
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Alternative Names
Center for the Study of Southern Culture

Center for the Study of Southern Culture (University of Mississippi)

University of Mississippi Center for the study of Southern culture

University of Mississippi Oxford, Miss Center for the Study of Southern Culture

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