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Bibliography of Mississippi History: Annotated Secondary Sources The Bibliography of Mississippi History consists of briefly annotated secondary sources books and journal articles by professional and amateur historians, doctoral dissertations, and master's theses.
Primary sources newspaper and magazine articles, edited personal papers, autobiographies, memoirs, and other first-person accounts are not included, but users of the bibliography will generally find relevant primary sources identified in the footnotes or endnotes of the secondary sources.
The bibliography is current only through the mids, but it will be updated periodically. Grants from the American Association for State and Local History and the Phil Hardin Foundation of Meridian allowed me to put aside my work as research librarian and bibliographer for the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi in order to devote uninterrupted time to the project.
My thanks also go to the center's associate director, Ann Abadie; to my graduate assistants, especially Barry Gildea; to librarian and attorney Ann Tunnessen, who volunteered her expertise; and to my husband, Charles, who first suggested the idea for the project.
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Efforts of Chester, governor of British West Florida, to prevent further penetration of the Lower Mississippi River by Americans following James Willing's successful expedition to New Orleans to retrieve purchased munitions for the Revolutionary War.
Argues that federal policy toward the Choctaws and Chickasaws weakened their resistance to the advance of white settlement. Oxford University Press, The South in the New Nation, Louisiana State University Press, Includes chapters on the Yazoo land companies of andthe West Florida rebellion, and the great migration to land in present-day Alabama and Mississippi.
Describes presidential nominee Aaron Burr's visit to the Mississippi Territory, where he revived political factionalism. Maintains that voter turnout, rather than registration, constitutes the "crucial variable" in gauging the effect of black enfranchisement; uses the vote for African American gubernatorial candidate Charles Evers in as a measure of black turnout.
Covers politics, government, economy, schools, and the Ku Klux Klan; appendices list officeholders and statistics on slaves and their owners, population, agriculture, manufacturing, taxes, and churches; introduction includes early history of the county.
Joe Bailey, the Last Democrat. Biography of the U. Brief survey of Greenville Washington Co. Recounts federal occupation and siege of Jackson Hinds Co. Campaign,and the operation to destroy the temporary bridge across the Pearl River. Biography of a Frontier American Includes information about Adams's command of posts in Columbus Lowndes Co.
Sale of land in much of present-day Mississippi and Alabama by Georgia legislators to four companies simultaneously, ; U.
Supreme Court ruling in Fletcher v. Peck grew out of the ensuing controversy. Southern State Penal Systems, Argues that the convict lease system that developed after the Civil War effectively continued slavery; mentions "pig" laws passed in Mississippi to increase severity of punishments, the building of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad by convict labor, and fortunes made by speculators Edmund Richardson and Jones Hamilton with convict labor.
Its Role in Third Party Politics. Brief look at the genesis and demise the States' Rights Party of Discusses reasons-primarily the decline of cotton cultivation and the over-harvesting of timberlands-for extinction of Mississippi towns, Geographer traces agricultural and social changes in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia, ; see especially discussion of the rise and fall of the plantation in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta and of the strategies and effects of the civil rights movement in Mississippi.
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