Book series: New Studies in Southern History

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Lexington Books, the scholarly imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, is seeking submissions for its book series, New Studies in Southern History, edited by John David Smith, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The series editor welcomes proposals for monographs, edited essay collections, and edited historical texts on the history of the American South broadly defined. Book projects should address scholarly audiences.


Titles in the series include:

Race and Masculinity in Southern Memory: History of Richmond, Virginia's Monument Avenue, 1948–1996, by Matthew Mace Barbee

Racial Cleansing in Arkansas, 1883–1924: Politics, Land, Labor, and Criminality, by Guy Lancaster

George Galphin and the Transformation of the Georgia–South Carolina Backcountry, by Michael P. Morris

Race, Gender, and Film Censorship in Virginia, 1922–1965, by Melissa Ooten

Leisure, Plantations, and the Making of a New South: The Sporting Plantations of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Red Hills Region, 1900–1940, edited by Julia Brock and Daniel Vivian

The Federal Theatre Project in the American South: The Carolina Playmakers and the Quest for American Drama, by Cecelia Moore

The Development of Southern Public Libraries and the African American Quest for Library Access, 1898–1963, by Dallas Hanbury

Setting Slavery’s Limits: Physical Confrontations in Antebellum Virginia, 1801–1860, by Christopher H. Bouton

Backcountry Slave Trader: William James Smith's Enterprise, 1844–1854, by Philip Noel Racine and Frances Melton Racine

Mixed-Race Identity in the American South: Roots, Memory, and Family Secrets, by Julia Sattler (forthcoming 2021)


For more information, please contact:

John David Smith

Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History

Department of History, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

9201 University City Boulevard

Charlotte, NC 28223-0001