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The Confederate Cookbook: Family Favorites from the Sons of Confederate Veterans contains over 340 of Dixie’s finest recipes courtesy of contemporary Confederate kitchens from Florida to Alaska. Here you’ll find the delicious, traditional dishes that evoke the flavor of the Old South, as well as savory regional favorites from all over the country. Hardcover.
This 35 x 26-inch full-color poster serves as a quick reference and study guide for the classroom or for anyone with an interest in Confederate history. In addition to its centrally placed map of the Confederate states, it includes photos of all eight Confederate full generals, all seventeen lieutenant generals, eighteen major and brigadier generals, eight members of the presidential cabinet, and twenty-five important Confederate sites that can be visited today.
This comprehensive history traces the quest for a peaceable and lawful revolution, from Britain’s Glorious Revolution to Canada’s current situation, with a special emphasis on the constitutional questions raised by the American Civil War.
Cooking With Country Music Stars is a unique culinary collaboration by 37 of country music’s biggest names. In cooperation with the Country Music Foundation, such stars as Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Barbara Mandrell, Hank Williams, Jr., Tanya Tucker, The Judds, Conway Twitty, the Oak Ridge Boys, and Tammy Wynette share their favorite recipes with their legions of fans. Hardcover.
In this reworking of the classic The Night Before Christmas, a twist of country flair is added, making Santa’s appearance as grand as any Nashville show. Plastic wreaths and aluminum trees, along with a backdrop of neighborhood houses ablaze with lights, electric angels, and snowmen, set the stage for an entrance unlike any other. Hardcover.
With a history as dark and bloody as any in our nation- the Natchez Trace has always been more than just a thoroughfare. Growing out of a need for a return route for flatboats that floated down the Mississippi- the Trace winds up from Natchez- Mississippi- through Alabama and ends in Nashville- Tennessee.
Country music reflects a way of life uniquely and unmistakably American. Mirroring the hopes- the problems- the sorrows- and the independence of millions of citizens- country music sprang up in the rural South- began to thrive during the bitter depression years- and has gone on to sweep the globe.
The three stars on the Tennessee flag represent the three cultural divisions of the state—the "Grand Divisions"—East, Middle, and West Tennessee. Though culturally distinct, the three Tennessees share a common history of exploitation of colonial lands by Spanish, French, and British claims. For many years Tennessee was under the dominion of these flags.
Louise Littleton Davis offers a collection of detailed- poignant accounts of the people and events that shaped the early history of Tennessee. In Frontier Tales of Tennessee- she traces the personal tragedies and triumphs that shaped the destinies of people struggling to build a young nation and that influenced the course of history itself. A "behind the historical scenes" perspective includes such notable figures as Sam Houston- Aaron Burr- and "Black Horse Harry" Lee.
This biography of Greenwood and his song begins with the younger days of the singer’s life in California and ends with his overwhelming popularity after the Gulf War. Inspiring in its message, God Bless the U.S.A.: Biography of a Song is the story of a man and his music as they grow from the wild, carefree spirit of a rebellious teenager to the respect of a duty-bound patriot. Paperback.
This meticulously researched work, the fourth volume in Pelican’s Governors of the States series, traces the lives and careers of the men who have held Tennessee’s highest office, beginning with the founding of the original independent state of Franklin in 1784 and continuing to the present.
A warm and humorous look at the rural lifestyle of a Tennessee farm family in the 1930s and 1940s, Hill Country Cookin' and Memoirs is also a treasury of Southern family recipes from a time and place where cooking was an essential part of home life.
Author Ibbie Ledford, born and raised in the Tennessee hills, offers her special recipes along with some cherished personal memories. Hill Country treats and staples, traditional fare, and modern favorites are all included here. Recipes for Hand-Squashed Biscuits, Corn Fritters, Chicken Pot Pie, Baked Cheese Grits, Shepherd’s Pie, Flapjacks and Hot Blackberry Jam, Deer Steaks and Gravy, Squirrel Stew with Potato Dumplings, Fried Okra, Turnip Greens, Wilted Lettuce Salad, Buttermilk Pie, and Beef Jerky are accompanied by peculiar (to some) Hill Country customs such as how to clean and pluck a chicken, kill a hog, boil a country ham, fry chitterlings, and make inexpensive Christmas tree ornaments.
"The happy events, the human asides, historic happenings and family legends . . . make its pages delightful to read." The Tennessean Hardcover.
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