A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America
Reviews and Awards
"Davies' graceful style, along with a vivid, engaging narrative and insightful analyses, is certain to make Rising Road appreciated beyond the scholarly community." - Crystal N. Feimster, Times Higher Education
"Unlike many historians and journalists who have written about Birmingham, Davies does a good job of placing the city's violence and intolerance into a broader national context." - James L. Baggett, The Journal of Law and History Review.
"prodigiously researched ... offers a vivid example of the ways that changing constructions of race intertwined with social and political conservatism in 1920s America" - Anne M. Valk, Journal of American Studies