Orville Vernon Burton
Vernon Burton is the author of more than a hundred articles and the author or editor of eight books (one of which is on cd-rom), including In My Father's House Are Many Mansions: Family and Community in Edgefield, South Carolina (subject of sessions at the Southern Historical Association and the Social Science History Association’s annual meetings; nominated for Pulitzer). Burton's research and teaching interests include the American South, especially race relations, family, community, politics, religion, and the intersection of humanities and social sciences (especially humanities computing).
Learn more about Professor Burton's work at http://www.history.uiuc.edu/people/vburton/.
(Duke University Press, 1987)
(University of California Press, 2002)
African American Status and Identity in a Postbellum Community: an Analysis of the Manuscript Census Returns (University of California Press, 1998)