> cover letter with full contact information
> title page, abstract, and table of contents of the dissertation
> sample chapter of the dissertation
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Southern Historical Association
Department of History
111 LeConte Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1602
"The Birth of the Texas Prison Empire, 1865-1915" Yale University
2003 - Chandra Miller Manning
"What This Cruel War Was Over: Why Union and Confederate Soldiers Thought They Were Fighting the Civil War" Harvard University
2004 - Edward J. Blum
"Reforging the White Republic: Race, Protestantism, and American Nationalism, 1865-1898"
University of Kentucky
2005 - Françoise N. Hamlin
"'The Book Hasn't Closed, The Story Isn't Finished': Continuing Histories of the Civil Rights Movement" Yale University
2006 - Christopher Myers Asch
"No Compromise: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer"
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2007 - Bethany E. Moreton
"The Soul of the Service Economy: Wal-Mart and the Making of Christian Free Enterprise 1929-1994"
2008 - Max Grivno
"'There Slavery Cannot Dwell': Agriculture and Labor in Northern Maryland, 1790-1860"
University of Maryland
"John Brown Still Lives! America's Long Reckoning with Violence, Equality, and Change"
"The Blessings of Business: Corporate America and Conservative Evangelicalism in the Sunbelt Age, 1945-2000," University of Georgia, 2010
"Land of the Bright Leaf: Yellow Tobacco, Environment, and Culture along the Border of Virginia and North Carolina," University of Georgia, 2010
"'This Vast Southern Empire': The South and the Foreign Policy of Slavery, 1833-1861," University of Pennsylvania, 2011
"To Be Free of Fear: Black Women's Fight for Freedom Through the Child Development Group of Mississippi," Northwestern University, 2011