Search - List of Books by John Shelton Reed

John Shelton Reed (born 1942) is a sociologist and essayist, author or editor of eighteen books, most of them dealing with the contemporary American South. Reed regularly contributes articles to non-academic publications such as The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and the Oxford American. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1964 and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1971. He taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1969 until his retirement in 2000 as William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of sociology and director of the Howard Odum Institute for Research in Social Science. While at UNC he helped to found the Center for the Study of the American South and was a founding co-editor of the quarterly Southern Cultures.

Reed was elected to the Fellowship of Southern Writers in 2000, and elected chancellor of that organization beginning in 2009. He has lectured at over 300 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad and held visiting positions at over a dozen, including Fulbright lectureships in Israel and India, and the Pitt Professorship of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University. After his retirement from the University of North Carolina, he held visiting positions at a number of institutions; among other things, he was a visiting fellow at All Souls College, Oxford University and a lieutenant colonel in the South Carolina Unorganized Militia, while teaching at The Citadel, in Charleston.

Reed has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fellow of the National Humanities Center, and (twice) a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of the South and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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Total Books: 29
Holy Smoke The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue
2016 - Holy Smoke the Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781469629667
ISBN-10: 1469629666
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Barbecue a Savor the South cookbook
2016 - Barbecue a Savor the South Cookbook [Savor the South Cookbooks] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781469626703
ISBN-10: 1469626705
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Dixie Bohemia A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s
2014 - Dixie Bohemia a French Quarter Circle in the 1920s [Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807156100
ISBN-10: 0807156108
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Minding the South
2013 - Minding the South (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781412852524
ISBN-10: 1412852528
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Southerners The Social Psychology of Sectionalism
2008 - Southerners the Social Psychology of Sectionalism [Institute for Research in Social Science] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439212370
ISBN-10: 1439212376
Genre: Nonfiction
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Glorious Battle The Cultural Politics of Victorian Anglo-Catholicism
Southern Cultures
1995 - Southern Cultures [Southern Culture S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822364276
ISBN-10: 0822364271
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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My Tears Spoiled My Aim and Other Reflections on Southern Culture
1994 - My Tears Spoiled My Aim and Other Reflections on Southern Culture (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156000062
ISBN-10: 0156000067
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Surveying the South Studies in Regional Sociology
1993 - Surveying the South Studies in Regional Sociology (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780826209153
ISBN-10: 0826209157
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Whistling Dixie Dispatches from the South
1992 - Whistling Dixie Dispatches From the South (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156961745
ISBN-10: 0156961741
Genres: History, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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Southern Folk Plain and Fancy
1988 - Southern Folk Plain and Fancy [Brown Thrasher Book] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780820310237
ISBN-10: 0820310239
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Enduring South Subcultural Persistence in Mass Society
1986 - The Enduring South Subcultural Persistence in Mass Society (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807841624
ISBN-10: 0807841625
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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One South An Ethnic Approach to Regional Culture
1982 - One South an Ethnic Approach to Regional Culture (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807110386
ISBN-10: 0807110388
Genre: Nonfiction
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Regionalism and the South Selected Papers of Rupert Vance
Regionalism and the South Selected Papers of Rupert Vance [Studies in Religion] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780807815137
ISBN-10: 0807815136
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Southerners
Southerners [Institute for Research in Social Science monograph series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780807840986
ISBN-10: 080784098X
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Southern Folk Plain  Fancy Native White Social Types
Southern Folk Plain Fancy Native White Social Types [Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780820308623
ISBN-10: 0820308625
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Kicking Back Further Dispatches from the South
Kicking Back Further Dispatches From the South (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780826210043
ISBN-10: 082621004X
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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