By James B. Hume,Edited and expanded by R. Michael Wilson
By Tyler Tichelaar
By Richard L. Carrico
By Vincent Palamara
Painstakingly researched by way of an expert at the background of the key provider and in accordance with basic, firsthand debts from greater than eighty former brokers, White condo aides, and kin, this is often the definitive account of what went mistaken with John F. Kennedy’s defense element at the day he was once assassinated. The paintings presents an in depth examine how JFK might and will were secure and debunks quite a few fraudulent notions that persist in regards to the day in query, together with that JFK ordered brokers off the rear of his limousine; demanded the elimination of the bubble best that lined the automobile; and was once tricky to guard and by some means, at once or not directly, made his personal tragic dying more straightforward for an murderer or assassins. This book additionally completely investigates the threats at the president’s existence ahead of touring to Texas; the presence of unauthorized mystery provider brokers in Dealey Plaza, the positioning of the assassination; the failure of the key carrier in tracking and securing the encircling structures, overhangs, and rooftops; and the astonishing conspiratorial ideals of numerous former brokers. a major addition to the canon of works on JFK and his assassination, this learn sheds gentle at the gross negligence and, every now and then, seeming culpability, of these sworn to guard the president.
By Red River County Historical Society
By Susan Taylor Block
By Donald A. D'Amato
By Durwood Dunn
The lifestyles and dying of a Southern Appalachian neighborhood, 1818-1937
Winner of the Thomas Wolfe Literary Award!
Drawing on a wealthy trove of records by no means prior to on hand to students, the writer sketches the early pioneers, their day-by-day lives, their ideals, and their struggles to outlive and prosper during this remoted mountain neighborhood, now in the confines of the good Smoky Mountains nationwide Park.
In relocating element this ebook brings to lifestyles an remoted mountain group, its fight to outlive, and the tragedy of its demise.
"Professor Dunn offers us with a version historic research of a southern mountain community. His findings on advertisement farming, kin, faith, and politics will problem many typical interpretations of the Appalachian past."
--Gordon B. McKinney, Western Carolina college.
"This is an exceptional publication. . . . it truly is regularly approximately group and interrelationships, and hence it refutes a lot of the literature that offers Southern Mountaineers as individualistic, irreligious, violent, and unlawful."
—Loyal Jones, Appalachian historical past.
"Dunn . . . has written the best books ever produced concerning the Southern mountains."
—Virginia Quarterly overview.
"This research bargains the 1st particular research of a distant southern Appalachian group within the 19th century. it's going to lay to relaxation older pictures of the area as remoted and static, however it increases new questions about the character of that premodern community."
—Ronald D Eller, American ancient Review
Not purely is his publication a invaluable addition to the transforming into physique of labor spotting the complexities of southern mountain society; it's also a full of life testomony to the price of neighborhood historical past and the range of degrees at which it will probably offer major enlightenment."
—John C. Inscoe,LOCUS
By Jason Phillips
In this cutting edge assortment, Jason Phillips and ten different historians and literary students discover the long-lasting dynamic among historical past, literature, and tool within the American South. mixing research with storytelling, insights with own reports, they "deconstruct Dixie," insisting that writing the South's historical past capability harnessing, no longer criticizing, the inherent strength of narrative.
Contributors study white southern texts from a number of, clean views and view ways that storytelling contributed to shaping id and mould scholarship through the years. Bertram Wyatt-Brown argues that William Percy's lifestyles and paintings blurred truth and fiction to reconcile the anti-intellectual conventions of a rural, hierarchical South along with his cosmopolitan approach. Orville Vernon Burton and Ian Binnington examine nationalism, neighborhood allegiances, and the imagined neighborhood of the Confederacy. Farrell O'Gorman, Jewel L. Spangler, David A. Davis, Robert Jackson, Anne Marshall, ok. Stephen Prince, and Jim Downs discover various issues reminiscent of southern Gothic fiction and the centrality of faith, white trash autobiographies, the "professional southerner" in literature and feedback, and the "one-drop rule" of racial taxonomy in the US.
These writers glance past ideology and race, showcasing new methods of analyzing texts and inspiring students to maneuver past conception to interact the ancient context of southern tales and storytelling.
By Preston Nibley,Lucy Mack Smith
In this incomparable vintage, Lucy Mack Smith, the mummy of the prophet Joseph Smith, Takes a young glance again on the striking lifetime of her son. She relates with stirring own element the occasions that formed his personality, in addition to the visions and miracles of the gospel recovery that reshaped the world.
Through the eyes of a loyal mom, we see the notable kin within which Joseph Smith was once born, the hardships and privations that plagued them at each flip, and the heavy calling that will ultimately result in Joseph's martyrdom. From the heartbreaking description of younger Joseph's leg surgical procedure, mom Smith follows the path of miracles to which she used to be witness, and gives her personal strong testimony of Joseph Smith's prophetic calling.
Of this heritage, President Joseph F. Smith stated that it “contains a lot fascinating and precious details, present in no different ebook, in terms of the lifetime of the prophet Joseph Smith. . . either young and old can be happy in addition to benefited by means of the perusal of its pages.”
To learn this ebook is to understand Joseph Smith extra in detail and to be encouraged through the insights and tales surrounding the occasions of this cherished prophet's life.