Professor Martin Crawford

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Martin Crawford is Emeritus Professor of Anglo-American History.  He retired from full-time teaching in 2009 after thirty-five years at Keele where he specialized in Southern and Civil War history.  His publications include: The Anglo-American Crisis of the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Times and America 1850-1862 (1987); William Howard Russell's Civil War: Private Diary and Letters, 1861-1862 (1992); Ashe County's Civil War: Community and Society in the Appalachian South (2001); and two co-edited two essay collections: with Alan J. Rice, Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic Reform (1999); and with Richard Godden, Reading Southern Poverty Between the Wars (2006), and essays in such journals as Civil War History, Journal of Southern History, Journal of American Studies, Slavery and Abolition, South Atlantic Quarterly, and the Appalachian Journal. His most recent publication is "Back to the Future: The Potters' Emigration Society and the Historians," Labour History Review 76 (August 2011).  An active member of the American Studies community for many years, he was editor of the BAAS Pamphlet series from 1989 to 1993 and from 2000-2006 founding editor of the Journal American Nineteenth Century History.  He served as chair of BrANCH (British American Nineteenth Century Historians) from 2006-2011.  He is currently writing a history of the Potters' Emigration Society.  

 

Selected Publications

  • Crawford M. 2017. Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 104(1), 195-196. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2010. A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War. AMERICAN NINETEENTH CENTURY HISTORY, vol. 11(2), 264-265. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2008. The making of a confederate: Walter Lenoir's civil war. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 95(2), 538-539. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2008. Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from secession to commemoration. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 74(1), 190-191. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2007. British buckeyes: The English, Scots, and Welsh in Ohio, 1700-1900. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 41(2), 504-505. link> doi>

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Books

  • Godden R and Crawford M. 2006. Reading southern poverty between the wars, 1918-1939. Univ of Georgia Pr.
  • Crawford M. 2001. Ashe County's Civil War: Community and Society in the Appalachian South. University of Virginia Press.

Journal Articles

  • Crawford M. 2017. Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 104(1), 195-196. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2010. A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War. AMERICAN NINETEENTH CENTURY HISTORY, vol. 11(2), 264-265. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2008. The making of a confederate: Walter Lenoir's civil war. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 95(2), 538-539. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2008. Crucible of the Civil War: Virginia from secession to commemoration. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 74(1), 190-191. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2007. British buckeyes: The English, Scots, and Welsh in Ohio, 1700-1900. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 41(2), 504-505. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2007. Moral capital: Foundations of British abolitionism. JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES, vol. 46(1), 183-185. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2006. Zeb Vance: North Carolina's civil war governor and gilded age political leader. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 40(1), 185-186. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2006. The legend of John Wilkes Booth: Myth, memory & a mummy. HISTORIAN, vol. 68(1), 137-138. link>
  • Crawford M. 2005. Fate of their country: Politicians, slavery extension, and the coming of the Civil War. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 39(3), 561-562. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2005. English public opinion and the American Civil War. HISTORY, vol. 90(300), 589. link>
  • Crawford M. 2004. Slavery in the American Mountain South. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 27(6), 1020-1021. link>
  • Crawford M. 2004. Sphinx on the American land: The nineteenth-century south in comparative perspective. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 70(3), 660-662. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2004. The Civil War in North Carolina: Soldiers' and civilians' letters and diaries, 1861-1865, vol 2, The mountains. APPALACHIAN JOURNAL, vol. 31(2), 241-244. link>
  • Crawford M. 2003. A companion to the American South. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 37(3), 458-459. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2003. Reports from America: William Howard Russell and the Civil War. HISTORY, vol. 88(292), 645-646. link>
  • Crawford M. 2003. John Russell Young, 'Around the World with General Grant'. JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 31(3), 135-136. link>
  • Crawford M. 2003. Enemies of the country: New perspectives on Unionists in the Civil War. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 69(1), 182-183. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 2003. Cold Mountain Fictions: Appalachian Half-Truths. Appalachian Journal, vol. 30, 182-195.
  • Crawford M. 2003. 'Cold Mountain' fictions: Appalachian half-truths (Civil-War history). APPALACHIAN JOURNAL, vol. 30(2-3), 182-195. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 2003. Letters to America: Joseph Barker in Betley, 1854. Staffordshire Studies, vol. 15, 81-100.
  • Crawford M. 2003. The death of reconstruction: Race, labor, and politics in the post-Civil War North, 1865-1901. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 26(1), 188-189. link>
  • Crawford M. 2002. The debate on the American Civil War era. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 36, 385. link>
  • Crawford M. 2002. Apostles of disunion: Southern secession commissioners and the causes of the Civil War. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 89(1), 221. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2002. Confederate settlements in British Honduras. JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 30(2), 133-135. link>
  • Crawford M. 2002. Race and reunion: The Civil War in American memory. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 25(3), 527-528. link>
  • Crawford M. 2002. Time full of trial: The Roanoke Island freedmen's colony, 1862-1867. AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 107(2), 549-550. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2001. All the daring of the soldier: Women of the Civil War armies. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 35, 363-364. link>
  • Crawford M. 2001. Mountain rebels: East Tennessee Confederates and the Civil War, 1860-1870. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 67(3), 673-674. link> doi>
  • Crawford M. 2001. Patriotic toil: Northern women and the Civil War. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 35, 133-134. link>
  • Crawford M. 2001. Religion and the American Civil War. JOURNAL OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY, vol. 52(2), 391-392. link>
  • Crawford M. 2001. Schooling the New South: Pedagogy, self and society in North Carolina, 1880-1920. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 24(1), 154-155. link>
  • Crawford M. 2000. Roots of disorder: Race and criminal justice in the American South, 1817-80. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 23(1), 175-176. link>
  • Crawford M. 1999. Of one blood: abolitionism and the origins of racial equality. HISTORICAL JOURNAL, vol. 42(4), 1182-1183. link>
  • Crawford M. 1999. Henry Hughes and proslavery thought in the old South. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 22(4), 778-779. link>
  • Crawford M. 1997. Working toward freedom: Slave, society and domestic economy in the American South - Hudson,LE. ETHNIC AND RACIAL STUDIES, vol. 20(2), 405-406. link>
  • Crawford M. 1997. Appalachia in the making: The mountain South in the nineteenth-century - Pudup,MB, Billings,DB, Waller,AL. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 63(1), 167-169. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1995. AN EVENING WHEN ALONE - 4 JOURNALS OF SINGLE WOMEN IN THE SOUTH, 1827-1867 - OBRIEN,M. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 29, 115-116. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1995. ONE SOUTH OR MANY - PLANTATION BELT AND UPCOUNTRY IN CIVIL-WAR ERA TENNESSEE - MCKENZIE,RT. APPALACHIAN JOURNAL, vol. 22(3), 313-315. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1993. UNION IN PERIL - THE CRISIS OVER BRITISH INTERVENTION IN THE CIVIL-WAR - JONES,H. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 80(2), 687. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1992. FREEDOM - A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF EMANCIPATION, SERIES 1, VOL 3 - THE WARTIME GENESIS OF FREE LABOR - THE LOWER SOUTH - BERLIN,I, GLYMPH,T, MILLER,SF, REIDY,JP, ROWLAND,LS, SAVILLE,J. HISTORY, vol. 77(251), 448. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1992. THE WAGES OF WHITENESS - RACE AND THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN WORKING-CLASS - ROEDIGER,DR. HISTORY, vol. 77(251), 442-443. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1992. WATER FROM THE ROCK - BLACK RESISTANCE IN A REVOLUTIONARY AGE - FREY,SR. HISTORY, vol. 77(251), 441. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1991. BLACK PROPERTY OWNERS IN THE SOUTH, 1790-1915 - SCHWENINGER,L. HISTORY, vol. 76(248), 446-447. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1991. WAR OF ANOTHER KIND - A SOUTHERN COMMUNITY IN THE GREAT REBELLION - DURRILL,WK. CIVIL WAR HISTORY, vol. 37(2), 154-155. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1991. STATE PARTIES AND NATIONAL POLITICS - NORTH-CAROLINA, 1815-1861 - JEFFREY,TE. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, vol. 77(4), 1352-1353. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. PLAIN FOLK IN THE NEW SOUTH - SOCIAL-CHANGE AND CULTURAL PERSISTENCE 1880-1915 - NEWBY,IA. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 24(3), 475-476. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. DARK JOURNEY - BLACK MISSISSIPPIANS IN THE AGE OF JIM-CROW - MCMILLEN,NR. HISTORY, vol. 75(245), 447. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. STEPHENS,ALEXANDER,H. OF GEORGIA - A BIOGRAPHY - SCHOTT,TE. HISTORY, vol. 75(245), 442-443. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. THE CONFEDERATE CHEROKEES - DREW,JOHN REGIMENT OF MOUNTED RIFLES - GAINES,WC. HISTORY, vol. 75(245), 445. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. UNITED-STATES EXPANSIONISM AND BRITISH NORTH-AMERICA, 1775-1871 - STUART,RC. HISTORY, vol. 75(245), 444. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1990. FEUD - HATFIELDS, MCCOYS AND SOCIAL-CHANGE IN APPALACHIA, 1860-1900 - WALLER,AL. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 24(1), 129-130. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1989. AN AMERICAN ICON - JONATHAN,BROTHER AND AMERICAN IDENTITY - MORGAN,W. HISTORY, vol. 74(242), 469. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1989. HOLDEN,WILLIAM,WOODS - FIREBRAND OF NORTH-CAROLINA POLITICS - HARRIS,WC. HISTORY, vol. 74(242), 474-475. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1989. POLITICAL SOCIETY IN A SOUTHERN MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY - ASHE COUNTY, NORTH-CAROLINA, 1850-1861. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, vol. 55(3), 373-390. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1988. RURAL WORLDS LOST - THE AMERICAN SOUTH 1920-1960 - KIRBY,JT. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 22(3), 471-472. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1988. FROM SLAVE SOUTH TO NEW SOUTH - PUBLIC-POLICY IN 19TH-CENTURY GEORGIA - WALLENSTEIN,P. HISTORY, vol. 73(239), 457-458. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1987. THE LEGAL FRATERNITY AND THE MAKING OF A NEW SOUTH COMMUNITY, 1848-1882 - OBRIEN,GW. HISTORY, vol. 72(236), 483-484. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1987. BENNETT,JAMES,GORDON AND THE NEW-YORK-HERALD, A STUDY OF EDITORIAL OPINION IN THE CIVIL-WAR ERA, 1854-1867 - FERMER,D. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 21(2), 314. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1987. NORTH-CAROLINA FACES THE FREEDMEN - RACE-RELATIONS DURING PRESIDENTIAL RECONSTRUCTION, 1865-1867 - ALEXANDER,RS. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 21(1), 119-120. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1985. ALL THAT IS NATIVE AND FINE - THE POLITICS OF CULTURE IN AN AMERICAN REGION - WHISNANT,DE. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 19(2), 304-305. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1985. CHEROKEES AND MISSIONARIES, 1789-1839 - MCLOUGHLIN,WG. HISTORY, vol. 70(230), 454. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1985. RUSSELL OF THE TIMES - WAR DISPATCHES AND DIARIES - CHAPMAN,C. HISTORY, vol. 70(230), 528. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1985. SOUTHERN HONOR - ETHICS AND BEHAVIOR IN THE OLD SOUTH - WYATTBROWN,B. HISTORY, vol. 70(230), 457-458. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1984. GOD AND GENERAL-LONGSTREET - THE LOST CAUSE AND THE SOUTHERN MIND - CONNELLY,TL, BELLOWS,BL. HISTORY, vol. 69(227), 487-488. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1984. MINERS, MILLHANDS, AND MOUNTAINEERS - INDUSTRIALIZATION OF THE APPALACHIAN SOUTH, 1880-1930 - ELLER,RD. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 18(1), 158-159. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1983. CHESNUT,MARY,BOYKIN - A BIOGRAPHY - MUHLENFELD,E. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 17(1), 117-118. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1983. READING, RITING AND RECONSTRUCTION - THE EDUCATION OF THE FREEDMEN IN THE SOUTH, 1861-1870 - MORRIS,RC. HISTORY, vol. 68(224), 465. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1983. THE ANGLO-AMERICAN CRISIS OF THE EARLY 1860S - A FRAMEWORK FOR REVISION. SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY, vol. 82(4), 406-423. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1982. CHESNUT,MARY CIVIL-WAR - WOODWARD,CV. HISTORY, vol. 67(221), 427. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1982. MASHPEE - THE STORY OF CAPE COD INDIAN TOWN - HUTCHINS,FG. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 16(2), 294-295. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1981. A RUSSIAN LOOKS AT AMERICA - THE JOURNEY OF LAKIER,ALEKSANDR,BORISOVICH IN 1857 - SCHRIER,A, STORY,J. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 15(2), 253-254. link>
  • CRAWFORD M and THAYER WS. 1981. POLITICIANS IN CRISIS - THE WASHINGTON LETTERS OF THAYER,WILLIAM,S, DECEMBER 1860-MARCH 1861. CIVIL WAR HISTORY, vol. 27(3), 231-247. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1981. RUSSELL,WILLIAM,HOWARD AND THE CONFEDERACY. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 15(2), 191-210. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1981. THE ROAD - INDIAN TRIBES AND POLITICAL LIBERTY - BARSH,RL, HENDERSON,JY. HISTORY, vol. 66(218), 458-459. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1980. LINCOLN AND THE INDIANS - CIVIL-WAR POLICY AND POLITICS - NICHOLS,DA. HISTORY, vol. 65(215), 429-430. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1979. 'BARCHESTER TOWERS' - ALLUSION AND A NOTE ON COMPOSITION. NOTES AND QUERIES, vol. 26(4), 304-305. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1979. HAPPY COUNTRY THIS AMERICA - TRAVEL DIARY OF BRIGHT,HENRY,ARTHUR - EHRENPREIS,AH. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 13(2), 276-278. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1978. ANGLO-AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES - DAVIS,J.C.,BANCROFT, NEW-YORK CORRESPONDENT OF TIMES, 1854-1861. NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, vol. 62(3), 190-217. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1978. BRITISH TRAVELERS AND ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONSHIP IN 1850S. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 12(2), 203-219. link> doi>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1978. CORPORATION AND INDIAN - TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY AND INDUSTRIAL CIVILIZATION IN INDIAN TERRITORY, 1865-1907 - MINER,HC. HISTORY, vol. 63(209), 416-417. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1977. ALABAMA CLAIMS - AMERICAN-POLITICS AND ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS, 1865-1872 - COOK,A. NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY, vol. 61(1-2), 92-93. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1977. PELTS, PLUMES, AND HIDES - WHITE TRADERS AMONG SEMINOLE INDIANS 1870-1930 - KERSEY,HA. HISTORY, vol. 62(206), 465. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1977. TRAIL OF TEARS - AMERICAN-INDIAN REMOVALS 1813-1855 - JAHODA,G. HISTORY, vol. 62(206), 460-461. link>
  • CRAWFORD M. 1975. AMERICAN PROBLEM IN BRITISH DIPLOMACY, 1841-1861 - JONES,WD. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN STUDIES, vol. 9(2), 242-243. link> doi>

Chapters

  • CRAWFORD M. 2007. Old South/New Britain: Cotton, Capitalism and Anglo-Southern Relations in the Civil War Era. In Transatlantic Exchanges: the American South in Europe - Europe in the American South. Gray R and Zacharasiewicz W (Eds.). Austrian Academy of Sciences Press.

Other

  • CRAWFORD M. 1991. CONFEDERATE VOLUNTEERING AND ENLISTMENT IN ASHE COUNTY, NORTH-CAROLINA, 1861-1862. CIVIL WAR HISTORY (vol. 37, pp. 29-50). link>