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Elizabeth Shown Mills
Elizabeth Shown Mills is a acclaimed researcher and writer who has spent her life researching culture as well as the connections between people--genetic in addition to emotional. Featured on BBC, CNN, PBS, and other networks from the U.S., U.K., and Australia, she's guest-blogged for the NEW YORK TIMES and continues to be widely mentioned as "the genealogist who has had the most impact in the post-Roots age"
Her 13 prize-winning novels range from reference works like "Evidence Described: Citing History Resources from Artifacts to Cyberspace" (Library Journal 2007 Best Reference) into the historical novel, "Isle of Canes," which chronicles a family of freed slaves around four generations, and is derived from Mills's own research in the writings of six countries.
Her latest work is the greatly enlarged, revised edition of this Louisiana State University Press classic, THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE: CANE RIVER'S CREOLES OF COLOR. See all Elizabeth Shown Mills products