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Clive Webb
Professor Of Modern American History (History)
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Selected publications

Article

Tuck, Stephen and Webb, Clive (2019) Race not place: the invasion, and possible retreat, of British historians of the American South. Journal of Southern History, 86 (2). ISSN 0022-4642 (Accepted)

Webb, Clive (2019) The Nazi persecution of Jews and the African American freedom struggle. Patterns of Prejudice, 53 (4). pp. 337-362. ISSN 0031-322X

Webb, Clive (2017) Special relationships: mixed race couples in post-war Britain and the United States. Women's History Review, 26 (1). pp. 110-129. ISSN 0961-2025

Webb, Clive (2016) Reluctant partners: African Americans and the origins of the special relationship. Journal of Transatlantic Studies, 14 (4). pp. 350-364. ISSN 1479-4012

Cook, Robert and Webb, Clive (2015) Introduction. The Sixties, 8 (2). pp. 117-120. ISSN 1754-1328

Cook, Robert and Webb, Clive (2015) Unraveling the special relationship: British responses to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Sixties, 8 (2). pp. 179-194. ISSN 1754-1328

Webb, Clive (2010) Battling racism. History Workshop Journal, 70 (1). pp. 246-250. ISSN 1363-3554

Webb, Clive (2009) [Review] Keith M. Finley (2008) Delaying the dream: Southern senators and the fight against civil rights, 1938-1965. Journal of American History, 96 (3). pp. 911-912. ISSN 0021-8723

Webb, Clive (2009) Counterblast: How the Atlanta temple bombing strengthened the civil rights cause. Southern Spaces. ISSN 1551-2754

Webb, Clive (2009) [Review] James N. Gregory (2005) The Southern diaspora: how the great migrations of black and white Southerners transformed America. Journal of American Ethnic History, 28 (3). pp. 99-100. ISSN 0278-5927

Webb, Clive (2008) Freedom for all? Blacks, Jews, and the political censorship of white racists in the civil rights era. American Jewish History, 94 (4). pp. 267-297. ISSN 0164-0178

Webb, Clive (2008) [Review] Michelle Mitchell (2004) Righteous propagation: African Americans and the politics of racial destiny after reconstruction. American Nineteenth Century History, 9 (2). pp. 207-208. ISSN 1466-4658

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2005) A Dangerous Experiment: The Lynching of Rafael Benavides. New Mexico Historical Review, 80 (3). pp. 265-292. ISSN 0028-6206

Webb, Clive (2004) “A cheap trafficking in human misery”: the reverse Freedom Rides of 1962. Journal of American Studies, 38 (2). pp. 249-271. ISSN 0021-8758

Webb, Clive (2004) A continuity of conservatism: the limitations of Brown vs. Board of Education. Journal of Southern History, 70 (2). pp. 327-336. ISSN 0022-4642

Webb, Clive (2004) The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s. History Teaching Review Year Book, 18. pp. 24-28.

Webb, Clive (2004) 'What was on your mind was on your tongue': a profile of Leonard Dinnerstein. Southern Jewish History, 7. pp. 27-45. ISSN 1521-4206

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2003) The Lynching of Persons of Mexican Origin or Descent in the United States 1848-1928. Journal of Social History, 37 (2). pp. 411-438. ISSN 0022-4529

Webb, Clive (1999) Charles Bloch, Jewish white supremacist. Georgia Historical Quarterly, 83 (2). pp. 267-292. ISSN 0016-8297

Webb, Clive (1999) Jewish merchants and their black customers in the age of Jim Crow. Southern Jewish History, 2. pp. 55-80. ISSN 1521-4206

Webb, Clive (1998) Closing Ranks: Montgomery Jews and civil rights, 1954–1960. Journal of American Studies, 32 (3). pp. 463-481. ISSN 0021-8758

Book

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2013) Forgotten dead: mob violence against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928. Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN 9780195320350

Webb, Clive (2010) Rabble rousers: the American far right in the civil rights era. Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South . University of Georgia Press. ISBN 9780820327648

Brown, David and Webb, Clive (2007) Race in the American South: from slavery to civil rights. University Press of Florida. ISBN 978-0813032030

Webb, Clive (2001) Fight against fear: Southern Jews and black civil rights. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 9780820322681

Book Section

Webb, Clive (2019) Straining vows: Britain, the US election, and the Special Relationship. In: Velasco, Jesús (ed.) American presidential elections in comparative perspective: The world is watching. Lexington Books, Lanham, Maryland, pp. 165-194. ISBN 9781498557573

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2018) Linchamientos: mob violence against persons of Mexican descent in the United States. In: Cobas, José A, Feagin, Joe R, Delagdo, Daniel J and Chávez, Maria (eds.) Latino peoples in the New America: racialization and resistance. New Critical Viewpoints on Society Series . Routledge, New York, pp. 19-45. ISBN 9781138387829

Webb, Clive (2018) "We cannot escape the same challenge": Britain, France, and the U.S. Voting Rights Act. In: Street, Joe and Knight Lozano, Henry (eds.) The Shadow of Selma. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, pp. 113-129. ISBN 9780813056692

Webb, Clive (2015) Brotherhood, betrayal, and rivers of blood: Southern segregationists and British race relations. In: Kelley, Robin D G and Tuck, Stephen (eds.) The Other Special Relationship: Race, Rights and Riots in Britain and the United States. Contemporary Black History . Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 225-242. ISBN 9781137392695

Webb, Clive (2014) Jim Crow and Union Jack: Southern segregationists and the British far right. In: Jackson, Paul and Shekhovtsov, Anton (eds.) The Post-War Anglo-American Far Right: A Special Relationship of Hate. Palgrave Pivot . Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, Basingstoke, pp. 67-83. ISBN 9781137396198

Webb, Clive (2013) Britain, the American South, and the wide civil rights movement. In: van Minnen, Cornelis A. and Berg, Manfred (eds.) The U.S. South and Europe: transatlantic relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. New directions in southern history . University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. ISBN 9780813143088

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2013) The rise and fall of mob violence against Mexicans in Arizona, 1859-1915. In: Pfeifer, Michael J (ed.) Lynching beyond Dixie: American mob violence outside the South. University of Illinois Press, Champaign, Illinois, pp. 110-131. ISBN 9780252078958

Webb, Clive (2012) Breaching the Wall of Resistance: White Southern Reactions to the Sit-Ins. In: Morgan, Iwan and Davies, Philip (eds.) From Sit-ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, pp. 58-80. ISBN 9780813041513

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2011) 'Mexican Perspectives on Mob Violence in the United States'. In: Berg, Manfred and Wendt, Simon (eds.) Globalizing Lynching History: Vigilantism and Extralegal Punishment from an International Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 53-68. ISBN 978-0-230-11588-0

Webb, Clive (2011) The American South today. In: Letwin, Daniel (ed.) The American South: a reader and guide. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 377-406. ISBN 9780748619962

Webb, Clive (2007) Outside agitator: John Kasper and the Clinton, Tennessee, school desegregation crisis. In: Cimbala, Paul A and Shaw, Barton C (eds.) Making a new South: race, leadership, and community after the Civil War. New perspectives on the history of the South . University Press of Florida. ISBN 9780813030678

Webb, Clive (2006) A tangled web: black-Jewish relations in the twentieth century South. In: Cohen Ferris, Marcie and Greenberg, Mark I (eds.) Jewish roots in southern soil: a new history. Brandeis University Press, pp. 192-209. ISBN 9781584655886

Webb, Clive (2006) 'Ain't worth a damn for nothin'': The New Deal and child labor in Southern textiles. In: Godden, Richard and Crawford, Martin (eds.) Reading Southern poverty between the wars 1918-1939. University of Georgia Press, pp. 108-124. ISBN 9780820327082

Carrigan, William D and Webb, Clive (2004) Muerto Por Unos Desconocidos (Killed by Persons Unknown): Mob Violence Against Blacks and Mexicans. In: Cole, Stephanie and Parker, Alison M (eds.) Beyond Black & White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest. Texas A&M University Press, pp. 35-74. ISBN 9781585442973

Webb, Clive (1996) Southern Jews and the civil rights movement. In: Badger, Tony, Edgar, Walter, Gretlund, Jan Nordby, Hönnighausen, Lothar and Irmscher, Christoph (eds.) Southern landscapes. Transatlantic perspectives . Stauffenburg Verlag, pp. 157-164. ISBN 9783860573372

Edited Book

Webb, Prof Clive, ed. (2005) Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195177855