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Published: Apr 15 2018
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Terri Ann Ognibene and Glen Browder
Terri Ann Ognibene earned a Ph.D. in language and literacy education from Georgia State University. She teaches Spanish at Pope High School in Marietta, Georgia, where she was named Teacher of the Year for 2015–16.
Glen Browder holds a Ph.D. in political science from Emory University and is a professor emeritus of political science and American democracy at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. A former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Browder also served Alabama in its House of Representatives and as secretary of state.
"South Carolina's Turkish People is a fascinating study that reveals a deeply moving story of families who maintained their identity for over 200 years within the segregated worlds of rural South Carolina."—William Ferris, author of The South in Color: A Visual Journal
"Glen Browder's analysis of documentary sources and Terri Ann Ognibene's gathering of oral testimonies combine to make South Carolina's Turkish People very likely the closest we will ever come to understanding the origins and tangled history of this elusive but persistent community in Sumter County."—James Roark, Emory University
"South Carolina's Turkish People is a welcome addition to southern history and ethnic studies"—Journal of Southern History
"A good resource for academic libraries, historical archives and for student research into sociology/kinship studies and family structures in rural communities."—The Southeastern Librarian
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