Suggested Readings

  • Adams, Frank. Unearthing Seeds of Fire: The Idea of Highlander. Winston-Salem, N.C.: J. F. Blair, 1975.

  • Feldman, Glenn, ed. Before Brown: Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern South. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004.

  • Bennett, David Harry. The Party of Fear: From Nativist Movements to the New Right in American History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

  • Bledsoe, Thomas. Or We’ll All Hang Separately: The Highlander Idea. Boston: Beacon Press, 1969.

  • Frederickson, Kari A. "The Dixiecrat Movement and the Origins of Massive Resistance: Race, Politics, and Political Culture in the Deep South, 1932-1955." Ph. D. diss., Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 1996.

  • Glen, John M. Highlander: No Ordinary School. 2nd ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996.

  • Heale, M. J. McCarthy’s Americans: Red Scare Politics in State and Nation, 1935-1965. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

  • Henderson, Harold P. Ernest Vandiver, Governor of Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000.

  • _____ and Gary L. Roberts, eds. Georgia Governors in an Age of Change: From Ellis Arnall to George Busbee. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1988.

  • Horton, Aimee Isgrig. The Highlander Folk School: A History of Its Major Programs, 1932-1961. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Pub., 1989.

  • Horton, Myles. The Long Haul: An Autobiography. New York: Doubleday, 1990.

  • Lewis, George. Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

  • _____. The White South and the Red Menace: Segregationists, Anticommunism, and Massive Resistance, 1945-1965. Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, 2004.

  • Lovett, Bobby L. The Civil Rights Movement in Tennessee: A Narrative History. 1st ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.

  • McMillen, Neil R. The Citizens’ Council: Organized Resistance to the Second Reconstruction, 1954-64. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

  • O’Brien, Thomas Victor. "Georgia’s Response to Brown v. Board of Education: The Rise and Fall of Massive Resistance, 1949-1961." Ph. D. diss., Emory University, 1992.

  • Oldendorf, Sandra Brenneman. "Highlander Folk School and the South Carolina Sea Island Citizenship Schools: Implications for the Social Studies. Ed. D. diss., University of Kentucky, 1987.

  • Raines, Howell. My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered. New York: Putnam, 1977.

  • Roche, Jeff. Restructured Resistance: The Sibley Commission and the Politics of Desegregation in Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, c1998.

  • Tuck, Stephen G. N. Beyond Atlanta: the struggle for racial equality in Georgia, 1940-1980. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 2001.

  • Webb, Clive, ed. Massive resistance: Southern opposition to the second Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

  • Woods, Jeff, 1970- Black struggle, Red Scare: Segregation and Anti-communism in the South, 1948-1968. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.