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: The Cotton Kings: Capitalism and Corruption in Turn-of-the-Century New York and New Orleans
will be published in November 2015.
I will be delivering the keynote lecture at the 20th Cotton and Rural History Conference at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum
in Greenville, Texas, on April 16, 2016. Further details can be found on the conference website.