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Peculiar defeat: Warfare and the Confederate culture of invincibility
Located at the crossroads of cultural, military, and southern history, this dissertation uncovers the cultural values, wartime perspectives, and psychological constructions that convinced many Confederate soldiers they ...
Southern small towns: Society, politics and race relations in Clinton, Louisiana, 1824--1880
Small towns fulfilled an important and unique role in southern life. After examining archival resources, public documents, and the architecture of the town of Clinton, Louisiana, two distinct but interlocking themes emerge. ...
A nation's demons: The legacy of the 70s in contemporary Italy
This ethnography addresses how former Italian radical activists of the 70s negotiate their militant past with their present predicament. This is done by comparing and contrasting the public discourse (historical texts and ...