Good roads and chain gangs in the progressive South: `The negro convict is a slave.'
- WHEN ONLY THE HEAVENS WEPT: DEATH AT BANNER. Glover, Staci Simon // Alabama Heritage;Fall2012, Issue 106, p24
The article discusses a 1911 mine explosion at the Banner Mine in Birmingham, Alabama. Particular focus is given to the controversy surrounding the state's convict leasing system, which was responsible for placing many of the explosion's victims in the mine. Details on rescue operations...
- The Crisis of Imprisonment: Protest, Politics, and the Making of the American Penal State, 1776-1941. Lichtenstein, Alex // Labour / Le Travail;Fall2009, Vol. 64, p251
The article reviews the book "The Crisis of Imprisonment: Protest, Politics, and the Making of the American Penal State, 1776-1941," by Rebecca M. McLennan.
- Las cuadrillas de presos: constructores tradicionales en los caminos de la modernización. Valle del Cauca 1912-1915. Constanza Gómez Villarreal, Fanny // Historia y Espacio;jul-dic2010, Issue 35, p159
This article discusses the use of prisoners as laborers in the Valle del Cauca region of Colombia during the early 20th century. The author examines the influence of these workers on the modernization and growth of Colombia. She also analyzes the conditions of these prison crews, the criminal...
- BENEATH MY FATHER'S NAME. Cox, James M. // Sewanee Review;Summer91, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p412
Continues the project of an earlier essay in which the author hesitantly contended that the southern identity was characterized as well as energized by the two poles of defiance and defense, that loss is the quality of history and time in the region, and that race is the enormous social fact in...
- Editor's Note. // Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South;2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the developments of the journal "Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South" and compiled indexes from the 1962-1987 issues.
- front porch. WATSON, HARRY L. // Southern Cultures;Spring2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one about American civil rights activist Virginia Foster Durr's hospitality towards just released inmates, one about authors Langston Hues, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker, and a tour of the Billy Graham Library.
- Other Books Received. // Georgia Historical Quarterly;Fall2009, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p342
A list of books received by the publication is presented which includes ""The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession," by Kevin T. Barksdale, "No Peace for the Wicked: Northern Protestant Soldiers and the American Civil War," by David Rolfs, and "While You're Up: A Memoir," by John M....
- Southerners lead nation in religious devotion. // Christian Century;1/26/2010, Vol. 127 Issue 2, p17
The article reports on statistics from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life concerning religious devotion in the Southern States in 2007-2009.
- A // Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South;2008, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
An index of issues published in the journal "Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South" from 1962-1987 is presented.