Civilizing Torture

Civilizing Torture

Civilizing Torture attempts to place the controversy around "enhanced interrogation tactics" that dominated the national conversation during the War on Terror in a larger context throughout American history. The work...
Remembering the Revolution

Remembering the Revolution

This collection, which Dr. Brundage helped to edit, offers a unique survey of the evolution of the American Revolution, from the event itself to the ways it set the stage for the Civil War. The contributors are well-respected scholars...
Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface

Beyond Blackface grew out of the author’s fascination with the brilliant blackface vaudeville comedian and historical figure, Bert Williams. The collection surveys the extraordinary contributions and impact of African...
The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory

The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory

The Southern Past originated with the author’s interest in the divergent and competing historical memories of black and white southerners. This work stands apart in a time when commentators interpret debates over the...
Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery

This special edition of Up From Slavery reflects the author’s conviction that Washington's autobiography remains an exceptionally interesting book to contemporary readers. On first reading, the book may appear simple...
Booker T.  Washington and Black Progress

Booker T. Washington and Black Progress

Booker T. Washington and Black Progress is a collection of essays by leading scholars reconsidering the import of Booker T. Washington on the occasion of the centennial of the publication of his autobiography. Taken as...
Where These Memories Grow

Where These Memories Grow

Where These Memories Grow is a collection of essays by scholars in various disciplines that highlights the diversity of historical memories in the American South and the significance of those memories for contemporary...
Under the Sentence of Death: Lynching in the New South

Under the Sentence of Death: Lynching in the New South

Under Sentence of Death is a collection that brings together innovative scholarship by historians and sociologists on the history of lynching from the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
A Socialist Utopia in the New South

A Socialist Utopia in the New South

A Socialist Utopia in the New South, which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book of the Year is the counterpoint to my first book. While my study of lynching focused on one of the worst manifestations of the New South, this...
Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930

Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930

Lynching in the New South is the winner of the Merle Curti Prize from the Organization of American History. It is an effort to make sense of a horrific tradition of racial violence that historians, at least until the 1990s...