History Department Faculty Books

Matt Casey Empire's Guestworkers Cover

Matthew Casey, Empire’s Guest Workers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of U.S. Occupation (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Dancing in the English style

Allison Abra, Dancing in the English style: Consumption, Americanisation, and national identity in Britain, 1918-50 (Manchester University Press, 2017).

Hood's Texas Brigade

Susannah J. Ural, Hood's Texas Brigade: The Soldiers and Families of the Confederacy's Most Celebrated Unit (Louisiana State University Press, 2017).

Integrating the U.S. Military

Douglas Bristol and Heather Stur, Integrating the U.S. Military: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation since World War II (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017).

New Orleans Women and the Poydras Home: More Durable than Marble

Pamela Tyler, New Orleans Women and the Poydras Home: More Durable than Marble (Louisiana State University Press, 2016).

Vietnam: A View from the Front Lines

Andrew Wiest, Vietnam: A View from the Front Lines (Osprey Publishing, 2013). 

Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It

Susannah Ural, Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It (Osprey Publishing, 2013).

The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

Kenneth Swope, The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 (Routledge, 2013).

Hooligans in Khrushchev’s Russia: Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance dur

Brian LaPierre, Hooligans in Khrushchev’s Russia: Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance during the Thaw (University of Wisconsin Press, 2012).

 The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam

Andrew Wiest, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam (Osprey Publishing, 2012).

 

Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860Max Grivno, Gleanings of Freedom: Free and Slave Labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 (University of Illinois Press, 2011). Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era

Heather Stur, Beyond Combat: Women and Gender in the Vietnam War Era (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

The Allstons of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina

William Kauffman Scarborough, The Allstons of Chicora Wood: Wealth, Honor, and Gentility in the South Carolina Lowcountry (Louisiana State University Press, 2011).

Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-

Andrew P. Haley, Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920 (University of North Carolina Press, 2011).

*Winner, James Beard Book Award for Reference and Scholarship, 2012

*Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals, IACP Book Award for Culinary History

 

Treasured Past, Golden Future: The Centennial History of the University of South

Chester M. "Bo" Morgan III, Treasured Past, Golden Future: The Centennial History of the University of Southern Mississippi (University Press of Mississippi, 2010).

America and the Vietnam War: Re-examining the Culture and History of a Generatio

Andrew Wiest, editor (with Mary Kathryn Barbier and Glenn Robins), America and the Vietnam War: Re-examining the Culture and History of a Generation (Routledge Press, 2010).

 Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War

Andrew Wiest, editor (with Michael Doidge), Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War (Routledge Press, 2010).

ivil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America’s Bloodiest Conflict

Susannah Ural, editor, Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America’s Bloodiest Conflict (New York University Press, 2010).

Knights of the Razor

Douglas Bristol, Knights of the Razer: Black Barbers in Slavery and Freedom (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009).

A Dragon’s Head and A Serpent’s Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian

Kenneth M. Swope, A Dragon’s Head and A Serpent’s Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian War, 1592-1598 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009).

 A Rabble in Arms: Massachusetts Towns and Militiamen during King Philip’s

Kyle F. Zelner, A Rabble in Arms: Massachusetts Towns and Militiamen during King Philip’s War, Warfare and Culture Series (New York University Press, 2009).

The Western Front 1917-1918: From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice

Andrew Wiest, The Western Front 1917-1918: From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice (Amber Books, 2009).

Plague Among the Magnolias

Deanne Stephens Nuwer, Plague Among the Magnolias: The 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Mississippi (University of Alabama Press, 2009).  

 The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865

Susannah Ural, The Harp and the Eagle: Irish-American Volunteers and the Union Army, 1861-1865 (New York University Press, 2007).

Vietnam’s Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN

Andrew Wiest, Vietnam’s Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVN (New York University Press, 2007).

*Winner, Distinguished Book Award for Biography, Society for Military History, 2009

 

Céli Dé in Ireland: Monastic Writing and Identity in the Early Middle Ages

Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland: Monastic Writing and Identity in the Early Middle Ages (Boydell Press, 2006).

Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisited

Andrew Wiest, ed., Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisited (Osprey Publishing, 2006).

Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia

Douglas B. Chambers, Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia (University Press of Mississippi, 2005).

The Vietnam War 1956-1975

Andrew Wiest, The Vietnam War 1956-1975, Essential Histories, (Routledge/Osprey, 2005).

 Strategy and Tactics Infantry Warfare

Andrew Wiest (with M. K. Barbier), Strategy and Tactics Infantry Warfare (Amber Books, 2002).

 

 

War in the Age of Technology: Myriad Faces of Modern Armed Conflict

Andrew Wiest (with Geoff Jensen), War in the Age of Technology: Myriad Faces of Modern Armed Conflict, (New York University Press, 2001).

Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South

William Kauffman Scarborough, Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-Nineteenth Century South (Louisiana State University Press, 2003).

*Winner, Louisiana State University Press, Jules and Frances Landry Award, 2006

Remaking Dixie: World War II and the American South

Neil R. McMillen, ed., Remaking Dixie: World War II and the American South (University Press of Mississippi, 1997).

Silk Stockings and Ballot Boxes: New Orleans Women and Politics, 1920-1963

Pamela Tyler, Silk Stockings and Ballot Boxes: New Orleans Women and Politics, 1920-1963 (University of Georgia Press, 1996).

Passchendaele and the Royal Navy,

Andrew A. Wiest, Passchendaele and the Royal Navy, Contributions in Military Studies, (Praeger, 1995).

The Old Southwest

John D. W. Guice and Thomas D. Clark, The Old Southwest, 1795–1830: Frontiers in Conflict (University Press of Oklahoma, 1989). 

Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow Reconstruction

Neil R. McMillen, Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow Reconstruction (University of Illinois Press, 1989). 

*Winner, Bancroft Prize in American History 1990

*Winner, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the United States, Outstanding Book Award, 1990

*Winner, McLemore Prize Mississippi, 1990

Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured: The University of Southern Mississippi, 1912-19

Chester M. "Bo" Morgan III, Dearly Bought, Deeply Treasured: The University of Southern Mississippi, 1912-1987 (University Press of Mississippi, 1987). 

Redneck Liberal: Theodore G. Bilbo and the New Deal

Chester M. "Bo" Morgan III, Redneck Liberal: Theodore G. Bilbo and the New Deal (Louisiana State University Press, 1985).

*Winner,  Frederick Jackson Turner Award

A Synopsis of American History

Neil R. McMillen (with Charles Sellers and Henry Farnham May), A Synopsis of American History (Houghton Mifflin, 1985).

Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South

William Kauffman Scarborough, The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South (University of Georgia Press, 1984).

The Diary of Edmund Ruffin

 

William Kauffman Scarborough, The Diary of Edmund Ruffin, 3 vols. (Louisiana University Press, 1972-89).

*Winner, Louisiana State University Press, Jules and Frances Landry Award, 1986

Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher of Freedom

Neil R. McMillen, Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher of Freedom (Rand McNally, 1973).

The Citizens’ Council: Organized Resistance to the Second Reconstruction

Neil R. McMillen, The Citizens’ Council: Organized Resistance to the Second Reconstruction (University of Illinois Press, 1971).