About T. Adams Upchurch

T. Adams Upchurch is Professor of History at East Georgia State College in Statesboro, Georgia. He is the author of Legislating Racism: The Billion Dollar Congress and the Birth of Jim Crow, Race Relations in the United States, 1960-1980, Christian Nation? The United States in Popular Perception and Historical Reality, Abolition Movement, and many other scholarly books and essays.

What Has Facebook Done to Political Discourse?

By |2021-02-03T17:04:54-06:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Featured, Information Age, Politics, Technology|

When Facebook came on the scene, I immediately saw this new online forum as a platform from which to express my opinion about current events like I did as a newspaper editorialist. It was all just so easy and convenient. Except for one thing. For about a decade before joining Facebook, I wrote weekly opinion [...]

Do Southerners Suffer from a Cultural Pathology?

By |2015-06-05T23:32:11-05:00June 6th, 2015|Categories: Books, South|

The Irony of the Solid South: Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865-1944. By Glenn Feldman. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2013. As a work of history, this book is mostly fine scholarship. It is long, detailed, and thoroughly documented. Unfortunately, the author does not stop with writing history but adds personal, highly biased, and condescending [...]

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