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There's solid chapter on Campbell from a denominational-history angle in Richard C. Traylor, Born of Water and Spirit: The Baptist Impulse in Kentucky, 1776–1860 (Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2015). It's well worth reading for Campbell and the Campbellites in the context of Baptists in South.
From the Disciples of Christ historical society site, here is a bibliography of related publications, but none specifically on
There is the three-volume "literary biography" by Wrather and Cummins (2009). It is a confessional biography and does not have notes. Despite its limitations, it is definitely worth a look.
You're correct that there's no current biography on Campbell. There is a recent study of Campbell's religion & philosophy by Caleb Clanton, who's a philosopher by training, but there's no recent historical work on him that I'm aware of.
I am working on a paper for a graduate level course in Ante-Bellum America. David O. Hatch makes the statement in his book The Democratization of American Christianity that no historian has written a biography on Alexander Campbell. Is this an accurate statement at the time he wrote his book? Does anyone know of any biographies of Alexander Campbell?
Please pardon if this has been a recent discussion. I am teaching a 1-semester, History of the American South class in the Spring, which I have not done in several years. Can anyone recommend a single-volume history of the American South as a course textbook? I have several older single-volumes, but these are now out of print.
Any suggestions will be gratefully appreciated!
Carey Fellow, History Dept., Kansas State University
Adjunct, History Dept., Washburn University
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is home to one of the finest weaving archives in the nation—the Churchill Weavers collection. Comprised of more than 30,000 handwoven textiles and related weaving and business records, this collection promises to enrich many areas of scholarship and exhibition research, especially those related to labor history, the history of 20th century capitalism, material culture, and the history of Appalachia.
The journal Agricultural History is seeking two book review editors to assume the position in January 2017. One editor would work with books from US-based presses, and one would handle non-US presses. Potential editors will have a terminal degree in her/his field and considerable experience in the area of agricultural and rural history.
I've recently edited and updated my collection of links for historical newspapers that should be of interest to this list. In addition to reorganizing the main page for improved ease of use, I've added a significant collection of links to external websites with holdings of interest to H-South members. I also added another page of links to google books scanned versions of The Missionary Herald (Boston) 1806-1861. The Missionary Herald was the organ of the American Foreign Missions Board of the Congregationalist denomination.
From May 25 to July 25, researchers from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program will be conducting fieldwork in St. Augustine, Florida, with the African American communities of St. Augustine.
Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (March 2016) now available
Our March 2016 issue of the Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage is available online.
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The February 2016 issue of the Journal of Southern History, which contains four articles, including the 2015 Southern Historical Association presidential address, has been mailed to subscribers. We are pleased to announce that beginning with this issue, the first of Volume 82, the Journal is also available via Project MUSE http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/journal_of_southern_history/.
Dysplacement and Southern History
By Barbara J. Fields
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