UAB professor’s book receives critical acclaim

“The Irony of the Solid South,” Glenn Feldman’s book on the role of race in shaping the Republican South, receives award.

feldmanGlenn Feldman, Ph.D., professor of history, received the Anne B. and James B. McMillan Book Prize from the University of Alabama Press for his book “The Irony of the Solid South: Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865-1944.” The annual award is given to a manuscript “representing outstanding scholarship in the field of American literary studies,” according to the publisher’s website. The prize includes a cash award and full publication of the work.

In his book, Feldman looked closely at the state of Alabama and its politics, but also examined surrounding Southern states. More information about his work is available on the UAB Department of History website.

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