Category Archives: Tennessee Studies

New from Tennessee

The Papers of Andrew Jackson, Volume 7, 1829 Andrew Jackson Edited by Daniel Feller, Harold D. Moser Assistant editors: Laura-Eve Moss and Thomas CoensWith this seventh volume, The Papers of Andrew Jackson enters the heart of Jackson's career: his tumultuous two terms as president of the United States.

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Scenes from Tennessee Living

Four fabulous gifts for the adventurer, Civil War buff, or anyone who appreciates Appalachian history and culture! The Warrior’s Path: Reflections along an Ancient Route Casey Clabough Casey Clabough hiked more than five hundred miles of the Warrior’s Path from Maryland to Tennessee. This story of Clabough's journey is also a meditation upon ...

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Read and Discover!

211 Years of the Volunteer State Tennessee became the sixteenth state on June 1, 1796. The University of Tennessee Press invites you to Read and discover more about the Volunteer State—starting with the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, available in a hardcover print edition and in a ...

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Books Celebrating Traditional Music and Culture

Journeyman’s Road Modern Blues Lives from Faulkner’s Mississippi to Post-9/11 New York Adam Gussow “Adam Gussow has lived the Blues life. By some miracle he has also lived to write about it. Whether his subject is a novel by Faulkner or the romance of buying an amp, his prose ...

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What Was, Is, and Will Be Southern Literature?

SOUTHERN LITERATURE AS WE KNOW IT TODAY—and who does not know it?—caught the imagination of the nation in the 1920’s with the Southern Renaissance, led by the young gentlemen poets, the Fugitives, at Vanderbilt University ...

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Natural Histories: Stories from the Tennessee Valley

In sixteen thoroughly engaging essays, naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales ventures far and wide among the richly diverse flora and fauna of his native Tennessee Valley. Whether describing the nocturnal habits of the elusive whip-poor-will, the pivotal role the hedge plant Osage orange played in a key Civil War ...

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Coldhearted River: A Canoe Odyssey down the Cumberland

The idea for Coldhearted River evolved from my previous book Paddling the Tennessee River, about a similar journey on what I thought would be a similar river. Three elements made the Cumberland voyage much different than I had expected: the weather, the physical scenery and character of ...

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