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Southern Spaces
A journal about real and imagined spaces and places of the US South and their global connections

Winslow Homer and the American Civil War

...A former Rhodes scholar and Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author of several books on early American slavery, including Black Majority, published by Knopf in 1974, and Strange New Land,...

Southern Spaces Recommends

...lesser-studied works. Robert Fieseler's Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation captures with precision the narratives around the New Orleans fire...

Returning Home, Saxon Mills

...carrying her clothes, my unborn sister, nothing left of marriage but the cheap ring. There was her father, Lonnie, the house painter, in Lantana. Lonnie, always drinking, laughing at poverty....

Shadows along the Waccamaw

...Natasha Trethewey In these excerpts from an interview conducted in Atlanta, Georgia, on 30 August, 2008, Dan Albergotti talks with Natasha Trethewey about the new internet journal Waccamaw, his experiences growing...

Nine Mile Circle Trolley, circa 1895

...a number of beautiful suburban homes have been erected...." ("New Houses Erected" Atlanta Constitution (March 8, 1894), p. 8 ) Nine Mile Circle Trolley, circa 1895 Published: 15 January 2008...

Submission Guidelines

...a title, an abstract of less than one hundred words, citations in footnotes, recommended resources (divided into "Text," "Web," "Audio/Video," and "Related Southern Spaces Publications"), and page numbers. Please use...

The Bulletin—August 21, 2012

The Bulletin compiles news from in and around the US South. We hope these posts will provide space for lively discussion and debate regarding issues of importance to those living...