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Scott Reynolds Nelson

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Name  Scott Nelson
Role  Professor
Awards  Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

Nominations  Jane Addams Chldren's Book Awards for Book for Older Children
Books  Steel Drivin' Man: Joh, Ain't Nothing but a Man, A people at war, Iron confederacies, A Nation of Deadbeats: An Unco

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Scott Reynolds Nelson is the Georgia Athletics Association Professor of History at the University of Georgia. He was formerly the Legum Professor of History at the College of William and Mary. He is a historian of the American Civil War and the Gilded Age. He specializes in African-American history and Labor history.


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Awards received

  • 2006 National Award for Arts Writing for Steel Drivin' Man
  • 2007 Merle Curti Award for Steel Drivin' Man
  • 2007 Anisfield-Wolf Award for Steel Drivin' Man
  • 2007 Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction for Steel Drivin' Man
  • Works

  • Iron Confederacies: Southern Railways, Klan Violence, and Reconstruction. UNC Press. 1999. ISBN 978-0-8078-4803-6. 
  • Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend. Oxford University Press. 2006. ISBN -9780195341195. 
  • Scott Reynolds Nelson, Carol Sheriff (2007). A People at War: Civilians and Soldiers in America‚Äôs Civil War. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-514654-7. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  • Scott Reynolds Nelson, Marc Aronson (2008). Ain't Nothing But A Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry. National Geographic Books. ISBN 978-1-4263-0000-4. CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  • A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. Random House Digital, Inc. 2012. ISBN 9780307961051. 
  • References

    Scott Reynolds Nelson Wikipedia