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Memphis: 200 Years Together

Memphis: 200 Years Together

Specially assembled for Fresh Reads, Memphis: 200 Years Together covers the city's history with insightful and provocative writings about Memphis by Memphis writers.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (Karen Golightly and Jonathan Judaken)
  2. Founding Memphis (Beverly G. Bond and Janann Sherman)
  3. The Battle for Memphis (Shelby Foote)
  4. The Civil War and its Legacy in Memphis (Timothy S. Huebner)
  5. A Massacre in Memphis (Stephen V. Ash)
  6. A City of Corpses: Yellow Fever in Memphis (Molly Caldwell Crosby)
  7. Creativity and Exploitation: A History of the Memphis Economy (G. Wayne Dowdy)
  8. Memphis Sounds: How Music Shaped Our City and Changed the World (Charles L. Hughes)
  9. The Melting Plate: Food in Memphis (Jennifer Biggs)
  10. A Brief History of Religion in Memphis (David Waters)
  11. The Hooks Brothers of Memphis: Artist-Photographers of the “New Negro” Movement in the Urban South (Earnestine Jenkins)
  12. Memphis Burning (Preston Lauterbach)
  13. Protest, Politics, and Paradox: The Black Freedom Struggle in Memphis (Aram Goudsouzian)
  14. Beauty and Bitterness: Two Centuries of Memphis Education (Daniel Kiel)
  15. The Tigers, the Grizzlies, and the City We Wish to Be (Geoff Calkins)
  16. Real Museums of Memphis (Zandria F. Robinson)

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