Scott Reynolds Nelson
|Scott Reynolds Nelson|
|Notable works||Steel Drivin' Man|
|Notable awards||Marfield Prize
Merle Curti Award
Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction
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.
- 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
- 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’s Civil War. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-514654-7.
- 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.
- A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. Random House Digital, Inc. 2012. ISBN 9780307961051.
- William & Mary - Scott Nelson
- Organization of American Historians: Participating Speakers
- Contemporary Authors Online, Detroit: Gale, 2007
- "Author's website"
- Nicole Stockdale (November 25, 2008). "Scott Reynolds Nelson: Our downturn is more 1873 than 1929". The Dallas Morning News.
- "Interview with Scott Reynolds Nelson", Sound Authors Radio, January 9, 2009
- "The depression of 1929 is the wrong model for the current economic crisis", Chronicle of Higher Education, 10-17-08
- "How the Crash Will Reshape America", The Atlantic, Richard Florida
- "Interview with Scott Reynolds Nelson", Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program, February 4, 2010
- "Attribution Lacking, or, The Day a Dutch Newspaper Stole My Grandmother", Chronicle of Higher Education, April 24, 2009
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