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Announcing DocSouth Books

UNC Press and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library are pleased to introduce DocSouth Books. This collaborative endeavor brings selected classic works from the digital library of Documenting the American South back into print. DocSouth Books uses the latest digital technologies to make these works available as downloadable e-books or print-on-demand publications. DocSouth Books are unaltered from the original publication, providing affordable and easily accessible editions to a new generation of scholars, students, and general readers.

The first DocSouth Books are now available. Learn more about DocSouth Books at docsouth.unc.edu.

DocSouth Books include:

<SPAN STYLE= "" >A Woman's Wartime Journal</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

A Woman's Wartime Journal

An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Dolly Sumner Lunt

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Fifty Years in Chains</SPAN>
Paper: $30.00
E-Book: $30.00

Fifty Years in Chains

Or, the Life of an American Slave

By Charles Ball

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti</SPAN>
Paper: $30.00
E-Book: $30.00

The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Negro Patriot of Hayti

Comprising an Account of the Struggle for Liberty in the Island, and a Sketch of Its History to the Present Period

By John Relly Beard

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Twelve Years a Slave</SPAN>
Paper: $32.00
E-Book: $32.00

Twelve Years a Slave

Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853

By Solomon Northup

A slave narrative of a free man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Virginia</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Virginia

By Nat Turner

Turner's telling of his life and the events surrounding his armed slave revolt

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

Walker's Appeal, in Four Articles

Together with a Preamble, to the Coloured Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly, to Those of the United States of America

By David Walker

A free black man's call for slaves to rise up and free themselves

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Slave Songs of the United States</SPAN>
Paper: $26.00
E-Book: $26.00
<SPAN STYLE= "" >Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy, Late a Slave in the United States of America</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

Narrative of the Life of Moses Grandy, Late a Slave in the United States of America

By Moses Grandy

The autobiography of a slave who had to purchase his freedom three times

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years

Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones

By Thomas H. Jones

The autobiography of a slave who became a minister in Wilmington, NC, and escaped to freedom

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina

By John Andrew Jackson

An escaped slave details the horrors of slavery

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >American Slavery As It Is</SPAN>
Paper: $40.00
E-Book: $40.00

American Slavery As It Is

Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses

By Theodore Dwight Weld

A prominent abolitionist describe the day-to-day conditions of slaves

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave</SPAN>
Paper: $25.00
E-Book: $25.00

Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave

Written by Himself

By William Wells Brown

William Wells Brown recounts his years as a slave and his escape to freedom

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Uncle Tom's Story of His Life</SPAN>
Paper: $26.00
E-Book: $26.00

Uncle Tom's Story of His Life

An Autobiography of the Reverend Josiah Henson

By Josiah Henson

The biography of a man who toured as the model for the Uncle Tom

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House</SPAN>
Paper: $25.00
E-Book: $25.00

Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House

By Elizabeth Keckley

A seamstress provides an intimate view into the Lincoln White House

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery</SPAN>
Paper: $15.00
E-Book: $15.00

A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery

By Moses Roper

A former slave challenges the racial logic of slavery in his autobiography

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