Books

Here’s a link to my curriculum vitae.

Here’s a list of the books I’ve written:

The Wild Ass of the Ozarks: Jeff Davis and the Social Bases of Southern Politics. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984. (paperback: Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1988).(awarded the 1985 Virginia Ledbetter Prize).

St. Petersburg and the Florida Dream, 1888-1950. Norfolk: D onning, 1988. (2nd. Ed.: Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996) (Paperback edition, 19 98)(awarded the 1990 Charlton Tebeau Prize).

Crucible of Liberty: 200 Years of the Bill of Rights. (Editor) New York: The Free Press, 1991.

The Changing South of Gene Patterson: Journalism and Civil Rights, 1960-1968. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002. (Co-editor with Roy Peter Clark)

Paradise Lost? The Environmental History of Florida. Gainesville:University Press of Florida, 2005. (Co-editor with Jack E.Davis)

Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. (Paperback edition 2007) (awarded the Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Prize by the Southern Historical Association, given to the most important book published in the field of Southern history in 2006; and named a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice, a Best Nonfiction of 2006 selection by the Washington Post Bookworld, an Honorable Mention 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights, and Honorable Mention, Design Award, American Publishers Association; nominated for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize, Bancroft Prize, National Book Award (Non-fiction), Albert Beveridge Prize, Robert F. Kennedy Prize, John Hope Franklin Prize, and others)

The Third Space of Enunciation: Proceedings of the English Department Conference, 9-10 March 2006 (Editor)(Gabes, Tunisia: High Institute of Languages, Gabes, 2008).

The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America (New York: Bloomsbury, 2009) (Paperback edition, January 2010).

Here are the books I am currently working on:

Shadow and Light: The Life and Times of Arthur Ashe (New York: Free Press, forthcoming 2012).

Civil Rights: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press)