Arkansas History, 2008: A Selected Bibliography

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IN AN EFFORT TO BE INCLUSIVE, Arkansas history has been broadly defined in the compilation of this bibliography. Some materials, such as genealogical or local history society journals, government documents, and nonprint productions, have been omitted. The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is cited as AHQ.

BOOKS

Baer, Frances Lisa. Resistance to Public School Desegregation: Little Rock, Arkansas and Beyond. New York: LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2008.

Bagley, Will and David L. Bigler. Innocent Blood: Essential Narratives of the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Norman, OK: Arthur H. Clarke, 2008.

Bolsterli, Margaret Jones. During Wind and Rain: The Jones Family Farm in the Arkansas Delta, 1848-2006. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008.

Brock, Pope. Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam. New York: Crown, 2008. [Dr. John Brinkley and his quack medical cures]

Bryant, Jimmy. Centennial History of the University of Central Arkansas. Virginia Beach, VA: Donnings, 2008.

Bush, A. E. and P. L. Dorman. History of the Mosaic Templars of America. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008. [reprint, with an introduction by John W. Graves]

Camp, Marcia, ed. The Charity Letters of JoAnn Cayce. Little Rock: Bright Cloud Press, 2008. [insight into the social service needs being addressed by a one woman-assistance program in Calhoun County]

Carroll, D. P. Bathhouse Row: We Bathe the World. Hot Springs: Matter of Time Publishing, 2008.

Cate, George. The Good Ground of Central High: Little Rock Central High and Legendary Coach Wilson Matthews. Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2008.

Clapp, Rodney. Johnny Cash and the Great American Contradiction: Christianity and the Battle for the Soul of a Nation. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2008.

Coleman, Ewell. A Life on the Black River in Arkansas: The Memoir of a Farmer, Rural Entrepreneur, and Banker. Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2008.

Felsenthal, Carol. Clinton in Exile: A President Out of the White House. New York: William Morrow, 2008.

Gartner, John. In Search of Bill Clinton: A Psychological Biography. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2008.

Gillespie, Marcia, ed. Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration. New York: Doubleday, 2008. [biographical tribute]

Gillon, Steven. The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Goldenberg, Suzanne. Madam President: Is America Ready to Send Hillary Clinton to the White House? London: A & C Black, 2008.

Hanley, Steven and Ray Hanley. Arkansas County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. [pictorial history in the Images of America series]

Heat-Moon, William Least. Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey. New York: Little, Brown, & Co., 2008. [author's travels include a retracing of the Dunbar-Hunter Expedition along the Ouachita]

Historical Report of the Secretary of State, 2008. Little Rock: Secretary of State's Office, 2008.

Howard, John. Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. [history of the Arkansas internment camps at Jerome and Rohwer]

Kessler, Daniel. Sarah Caldwell: The First Woman of Opera. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Kirk, John, ed. An Epitaph for Little Rock: A Fiftieth Anniversary Retrospective on the Central High Crisis. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008.

Kovalcik, Timothy. The Great Passion Play. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. [pictorial history of the Eureka Springs production in the Images of America series]

Laymon, Sherry. Pfeiffer Country: The Tenant Farms and Business Activities of Paul Pfeiffer in Clay County, Arkansas, 1902-1954. Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2008.

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