Bruce E. Baker is a scholar specializing in the history and culture of the working people of the South. Educated at Clemson
University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has taught in the United Kingdom since 2004 and is currently Lecturer in American History at Newcastle University.
NEWS: My essay "The Growth of Towns after the Civil War and the Casualization of Black Labor, 1865-1880" has won
the 2013 Walter Durham Prize for the best essay published in Tennessee Historical Quarterly