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Guidebooks to Sin
The Blue Books of Storyville, New OrleansArceneaux, Pamela D.
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The Belle CréoleCondé, Maryse
Possessing one of the most vital voices in international letters, Maryse Condé added to an already acclaimed career the New Academy Prize in Literature...
Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil WarWoodward, Colin Edward
The Confederate army went to war to defend a nation of slaveholding states, and although men rushed to recruiting stations for many reasons, they...
I Die by This CountryZouari, Fawzia
The first novel available to English readers by Fawzia Zouari, one of the most important North African authors writing today, begins with an emergency...
Snakes of VirginiaLinzey, Donald W., Clifford, Michael
The classic field guide to snakes found in the Old Dominion, now available in paperback.
Waters of PotowmackMetcalf, Paul
Waters of Potowmack is a documentary history of the Potomac River and its wide, fertile basin—the setting for much of early United States history. A...
The Arresting Eye
Race and the Anxiety of DetectionHuh, Jinny
In her reading of detective fiction and passing narratives from the end of the nineteenth century forward, Jinny Huh investigates anxieties about race...
The Sacred Act of Reading
Spirituality, Performance, and Power in Afro-Diasporic LiteratureCastro, Anne Margaret
From Zora Neale Hurston to Derek Walcott to Toni Morrison, New World black authors have written about African-derived religious traditions and spiritual...
Studies in Bibliography, Volume 54
Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of VirginiaVander Meulen, David L.
The fifty-fourth volume of Studies continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual...
East 40 Degrees
An Interpretive AtlasWilliams, Jack
The Appalachian mountain chain once contained the highest and most dramatic mountains on earth. Worn down over time, these mountains still hold some of...
Reading African-American Literary NamesKing, Debra Walker
The process of naming is a transformative act that inherently imparts meaning, whether it be through the conscious use of a familiar historical or...
Fixing College Education
A New Curriculum for the Twenty-first CenturyMuscatine, Charles
Since his early days at the University of California, Berkeley, when he was fired for refusing to sign a loyalty oath during the Red Scare, Charles...
Fishing the Greenbrier Valley
An Angler's GuideSmith, M. W.
While sparsely populated, the Greenbrier Valley is home to some of the richest outdoor recreation resources in the mid-Atlantic. Boasting a combination...
Disturbers of the Peace
Representations of Madness in Anglophone Caribbean LiteratureJosephs, Kelly Baker
Exploring the prevalence of madness in Caribbean texts written in English in the mid-twentieth century, Kelly Baker Josephs focuses on celebrated writers...
Black, White, and Olive Drab
Racial Integration at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and the Civil Rights MovementMyers, Andrew H.
One of the first Army bases to implement on a large scale President Truman’s call for racial integration of the armed forces, Fort Jackson, South...
Selected Journals of Caroline Healey Dall
1838-1855Dall, Caroline Healey, Deese, Helen R.
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Virginia Climate Fever
How Global Warming Will Transform Our Cities, Shorelines, and ForestsNash, Stephen
Climate disruption is often discussed on a global scale, affording many a degree of detachment from what is happening in their own backyards. Yet the...
Lighting the Way
Federal Courts, Civil Rights, and Public PolicyRice, Douglas
Do our federal courts, including the Supreme Court, lead or merely implement public policy? This is a critical question in the study and practice of law...
Cinema, Writing, and Modernity in Rio de JaneiroConde, Maite
Consuming Visions explores the relationship between cinema and writing in early twentieth-century Brazil, focusing on how the new and foreign...