Eli Hill: A Novel of Reconstruction

Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin (Author) Jacquelyn Dowd Hall (Editor)
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$29.95  $27.55
University of Georgia Press
Publish Date
April 15, 2020
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.63 inches | 0.01 pounds

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About the Author

Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin (Author)
KATHARINE DU PRE LUMPKIN (1897-1988) was a sociologist and activist who studied, taught, and did research at a number of schools, including Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Mills College, and Wells College. Although she is best known for The Making of a Southerner, Lumpkin published a number of other books: The Family: A Study of Member Roles; Shutdowns in the Connecticut Valley: A Study of Worker Displacement in the Small Industrial Community; Child Workers in America (with Dorothy W. Douglas); The South in Progress; and The Emancipation of Angelina Grimke. She is an inductee to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.

Bruce Baker (Editor)
BRUCE BAKER is a reader in modern American history at Newcastle University. He is author of What Reconstruction Means: Historical Memory in the American South, coeditor of After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South, and coauthor of The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans.

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall (Editor)
JACQUELYN DOWD HALL is founding director of the Southern Oral History Program and the Julia Cherry Spruill Professor of History Emerita at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was president of the Organization of American Historians (2003-2004) and was awarded a National Humanities Medal in 1999 and elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011. She is coauthor of Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill Worldand author, most recently, of Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America.


Lumpkin is an important figure, and this is an important book--one that adds substantially to our understanding of how Reconstruction has been understood and represented.--Scott Romine "author of The Real South: Southern Narrative in the Age of Cultural Reproduction "