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Paul Gaston's Where We Stand Essay in Archipelago Magazine

As the November political season gets closer, now’s a perfect time to sample a bit of NewSouth’s renowned book of essays from twelve leading Southern historians, activists, civil rights attorneys, law professors, and theologians, Where We Stand, discussing militarism, religion, the environment, voting rights, the Patriot Act, the economy, prisons and crime, and more. Courtesy of the online journal Archipelago, Paul M. Gaston’s Where We Stand essay is now online. Gaston, a distinguished Southern historian, is also the author of the classic New South Creed: A Study in Southern Mythmaking.

Read Paul Gaston’s essay, “My Yellow Ribbon Town: A Meditation on My Country and My Home,” at the following link.

Where We Stand and New South Creed are both available from NewSouth Books,, or your favorite local or online bookseller.