Clarence L. Mohr
Clarence Mohr retired from the University of South Alabama on June 1, 2016 and passed away August 2017.
- B.A., Birmingham-Southern College
- M.A., University of Georgia
- Ph.D., University of Georgia
Learning to be Southern: Higher Education and Regional Identity, 1880- 1980 (manuscript in preparation)
The South and the Politics of Ideas, 1890-1990 (manuscript in preparation)
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Education. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Tulane: The Emergence of a Modern University, 1945-1980 (co-authored with Joseph E. Gordon). Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1986. Revised Edition, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
The Frederick Douglass Papers Series One, Speeches, Debates, and Interviews, Vol. II, 1847-1854. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1982. Associate Editor.
The Frederick Douglass Papers Series One, Speeches, Debates, and Interviews, vol. I, 1841-1846. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. Assistant Editor.
Frontier and Plantation in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, 1773-1830. Lexington, GA: Historic Oglethorpe County Inc., 2007 [originally 1970]
- Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather each generation for the next succeeding. The books of an older period will not fit this.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “The American Scholar” (1837)
- The measure of what is historically important is set by the generation that writes the history, not the one that makes it.
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Orestes A. Brownson: A Pilgrim's Progress (1939)
- What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow
Out of this stony rubbish? Son of man
You cannot say, or guess, for you
Know only A heap of broken images
T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land (1922)