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About the Authors and Editors Edward L. Ayers is Hugh S. Kelly Professor of History at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville . Ayers is the author of The Promise ofthe New South: Life after Reconstruction. He is currently working on a study of the Civil War. Scot A. French is a research fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies and a doctoral candidate in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. His dissertation is entitled "Remembering Nat Turner: The Southampton Slave Uprising in Social Memory, 1831 to the Present." Gretchen Givens is a doctoral student in education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She works for the Math and Science Education Network. Jerrold Hirsch is associate professor of history at Northeast Missouri State University. He is coeditor of Such as Us: Southern Voices of the Thirties. He has published articles on the Federal Writers' Project, the history of American folklore studies, and disability history. He is currently completing a cultural history of the Federal Writer's Project and is working on a biography of folklorist B. A. Botkin. William R. Irwin received his doctorate in United States history from the University of Virginia. He is currently lecturing in American history at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa. He is the author of The New Niagara: Tourism, Technology and the Landscape ofNiagara Falls. James L. Leloudis is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Leloudis is coauthor of Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World and author of Schooling the New South: Pedagogy, Self, and Society in North Carolina, 1880-1920. He is review editor for Southern Cultures. Andy Lewis is currently writing his dissertation on the idea of integration and massive resistance in Virginia. He is the coeditor, with Julian Bond, of Gonna Sit at the Welcome Table, a documentary reader about the civil rights movement. Maurice M. Manring is a doctoral student in history at the University of Missouri at Columbia. He is completing a dissertation on Aunt Jemima. He does not collect Aunt Jemima memorabilia. 156Southern Cultures David Moltke-Hansen is director of the Southern Historical and Folklife Collections, curator of manuscripts at the library, and director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Moltke-Hansen is associate editor of Southern Cultures and writes on southern intellectual history. Paul V. Murphy is a doctoral student in history at Indiana University. His dissertation is entitled "The Rebuke of History: The Southern Agrarians and American Conservative Thought." John Shelton Reed is William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology and director of the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His most recent book is Kicking Back: Further Dispatches from the South. Reed is coeditor of Southern Cultures. Anne Sarah Rubin is a doctoral student in United States history at the University of Virginia, and she is researching a dissertation, "Redefining the South, 1863-1868," about Confederate nationalism. Phillip D. Troutman headed the program committee for Telling about the South 1995. He is researching a dissertation at the University of Virginia on the notions of progress, slavery, and race in Virginia in the 1850s. Harry L. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His most recent publication is Liberty and Politics: The Politics ofJacksonian America. Watson is coeditor of Southern Cultures. Annette C. Wright is associate director of the Center for the Study of the American South, director of the Proposal Development Initiative, and adjunct assistant professor of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Wright is associate editor of Southern Cultures and writes on southern business history. ...

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ISSN
1534-1488
Print ISSN
1068-8218
Pages
pp. 155-156
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-04
Open Access
No
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