Note! This bibliography is not intended to be an exhaustive list of books I’ve read or consulted for this course. It’s a list of books I have in my possession and am willing to lend out to group members who are preparing a report or just interested in pursuing further reading (unless I’m still using them!).

Attaway, William. Blood on the Forge. 1941. Reprint, New York Review Books, 2005.

Berlin, Ira. The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations. Viking Penguin, 2010.

Bonner, Marita. Frye Street and Environs: The Collected Works of Marita Bonner. Edited and Introduced by Joyce Flynn and Joyce Occomy Stricklin. Beacon Press, 1987.

Carpenter, Joel A. Revive Us Again. The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Carter, Dan T. The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics. 2nd Edition. Louisiana State University Press, 2000.

Darden, Robert. People Get Ready: A New History of Black Gospel Music. Continuum Books, 2008.

Dickstein, Morris. Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression. W. W. Norton & Company, 2009.

Dochuk, Darren. From Bible Belt to Sun Belt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism. W. W. Norton and Company, 2011.

Egerton, John. The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America. Harper’s Magazine Press, 1970.

Green, J. Ronald. With a Crooked Stick: The Films of Oscar Micheaux. Indiana University Press, 2004.

Griffin, Farah Jasmine. Who Set You Flowin’? The African-American Migration Narrative. Oxford University Press, 1995

Grossman, James R. Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration. University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Harris, Michael W. The Rise of Gospel Blues: The Music of Thomas Andrew Dorsey in the Urban Church. Oxford University Press, 1992.

Jones, Leroi. Blues People: Negro Music in White America. 1st ed. Harper Perennial, 1999.

Katznelson, Ira. When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America. W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.

Keil, Charles. Urban Blues. The University of Chicago Press, 1966.

Lawrence, Jacob. The Great Migration: An American Story. HarperTrophy, 1995.

Lemann, Nicholas. The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America. Alfred A. Knopf. 1991.

Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom. 30th Anniversary ed. Oxford University Press, USA, 2007.

Lubell, Samuel. The Hidden Crisis in American Politics. W. W. Norton & Company, 1970.

Malone, Bill C. Don’t Get above Your Raisin’: Country Music and the Southern Working Class. University of Illinois Press, 2006.

Malone, Bill C. Country Music, U.S.A. 2nd ed. University of Texas Press, 2002.

—. Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers: Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music. University of Georgia Press, 2003.

Malone, Bill C., and David Stricklin. Southern Music/American Music. 2nd ed. University Press of Kentucky, 2003.

Malone, Bill C. and Mcculloh, Judith – Editors. Stars Of Country Music – Uncle Dave Macon To Johnny Rodriguez. Univ. Of Illinois Press, 1975.

Marsden, George W. Fundamentalism and American Culture, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, 2006.

Miller, Nathan. New World Coming: The 1920s and the Making of Modern America. DaCapo Press, 2003.

Morris, Willie. North Toward Home. Vintage Books, 1967.

Murray, Albert. South to a Very Old Place. Vintage Books, 1971.

Oliver, Paul. Blues Fell This Morning: Meaning in the Blues. 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Ottley, Roi. ‘New World A-Coming’: Inside Black America. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1943.

Palmer, Robert. Deep Blues: A Musical and Cultural History of the Mississippi Delta. Penguin (Non-Classics), 1982.

Schoener, Allon, ed. Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America 1900-1968. 1995. Reprint, The New Press, 2007.

Sernett, Milton C. Bound for the Promised Land: African-American Religion and the Great Migration. Duke University Press, 1997.

Wiebe, Robert H. The Search for Order: 1877-1920. Hill and Wang, 1967.

Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. Random House, 2010.

Williams, Daniel K. God’s Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Wright, Richard. Black Boy (American Hunger). A Record of Childhood and Youth. The Restored Text Established by the Library of America. HarperPerennial, 1993.


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