Year: 2009

Byrd wins AHA Wesley-Logan Award

Alexander X. Bryd has won the American Historical Association's 2009 Wesley-Logan Prize for his book, Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants Across the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World.  Congratulations, Professor Byrd!

Bailey receives apology from Southern University

D'Army Bailey, author of The Education of a Black Radical: A Southern Civil Rights Activist's Journey, received an official apology from the Southern University Board of Supervisors this weekend.  Bailey… READ MORE

We Were Merchants reviewed in WSJ

Hans Sternberg's new book, We Were Merchants, recently received an excellent review in the Wall Street Journal.  Read the review by clicking the link below. Hospitality Department (Wall Street Journal)

Charles East, 1924-2009

LSU Press mourns the passing of Charles East who died last week at the age of 84. He served as editor (1962-1970) and director of LSU Press (1970-1975) and authored… READ MORE

Oertel’s Bleeding Borders reviewed in the JFP

Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel's first book, Bleeding Borders: Race Gender, and Violence in Pre-Civil War Kansas, was recently reviewed in the Jackson Free Press.  Read the review here.

Journalism’s Roving Eye gets great review

The new definitive history of American foreign reporting, Journalism's Roving Eye by John Maxwell Hamilton, has been reviewed in The California Literary Review. Click here to read the review.

At Home In Tennessee gets a rave review

At Home in Tennessee, by Donna Dorian with photographs by Anne Hall, received a great review from The Magazine Antiques.  The review praises the book's "wonderfully diverse sampling of American… READ MORE