Bibliography and Suggestions for Further Reading
Here is list of the resources I have consulted in putting this project together. I have made brief notes about
those articles that I found especially helpful or interesting in my work.
Mr. Ayers chapter entitled "What we talk about when we talk about the South" proved very informative and eye-opening.
The following article details the situation in South Carolina and the Semiotic debate of the State's leaders.
- Ayers, Edward L. et al. All Over the Map. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
- Chandler, Daniel. Semiotics for Beginners. http://www.aber.ac.uk/~dgc/sem01.html
- Eddings, Jerelyn. "Business takes on the Confederate flag: in South Carolina, a latter day skirmish"
U.S. News & World Report. Dec 5, 1994 v117 n22 p57
This article, written by a historian at North Carolina State University, provides an interesting historical background and analysis of the problems with the flag and with race in general.
- Hitt, Jack. "Confederate Semiotics" The Nation. Apr 28, 1997 v264 n16 p11
- Hutson, Kirk. "Hot'n Nasty: Black Oak Arkansas and Its Effect on Rural Southern Culture" Arkansas Historical Quarterly
vol LIV, no. 2, summer 1995.
- Kimenyi, Mswangi S. "Race, Amenities, and Psychic Income" The Review of Black Political Economy. Summer 1991.
- King, Florence. "South Mouth: why liberals hat Dixie" National Review, Apr 21, 1997 v49 n8 p65
- Larson, Elizabeth. "The real fabric of the stars and bars" Insight on the News. Sept 18, 1995 v11 n36 p22
The following was a paper by a U.Va. professor given to me in an American Studies seminar class.
- McMurry, Richard M. "The War We Never Finished" Civil War Times Illustrated. November/December 1989.
- Paulsen, Monte. "The flag and the fury" U.S. News and World Report. Mar 10, 1997 v122 n9 p13
- Pederson, Daniel. "Southern Discomfort: taking aim at a costly symbol in South Carolina" Newsweek. Dec 9, 1996 v128 n24 p36
This article was very helpful, especially with the resurgence portion. The article began as an undergraduate project at Brown University.
- Perdue, Charles L., Jr. "Some Thoughts on Folklore and the Commoditization of the Same"
I also made use of a National Public Radio transcript from the show Morning Edition on October 31, 1997. Adam Hochberg was the reporter from Oxford, Mississippi.
- Springer, Chris. "The Troubled Resurgence of the Confederate Flag" History Today. November 1993.
- Wellikoff, Alan. "The object at hand" Smithsonian. Apr 1994 v25 n1 p22
If you have made it this far, then I would love to have your comments on the project. firstname.lastname@example.org