Lancaster County, the Old Order Amish, and the Selling of Rural America
Oxford University Press, 2002
Garden Spot is about the ways Lancaster Countians have struggled to define their present and future in a time when their home — and rurality in general — is increasingly identified with the past. Underneath their struggles lies a pair of vital questions: Is there a future for rural America? And if there is to be a rural future, how can ruralites take charge of it?
North Carolina Digital History
a “digital textbook” for North Carolina history — or for United States history told largely through a North Carolina lens — designed for middle, secondary, and college students, built by LEARN NC. I conceived the project and served as editor and lead historian during its development from 1997 to 2010 (and also designed and built the content management system on which it’s built).