BUDDY SULLIVAN is the author of 18 books on coastal Georgia history, specializing in antebellum agriculture and the maritime heritage of the tidewater. He frequently lectures on request on these and other topics including Spanish settlement on the Guale coast, Oglethorpe and the founding of Savannah, Scottish settlement in Georgia, the 19th century timber and shipping industry and the commercial shrimp and oyster fishery. His thematic approach focuses on the ecological and environmental influences of the coast and how three centuries of peoples have adapted their lives and livelihoods to these prevailing conditions locally.
NEW BOOK--Buddy Sullivan's new book "A Georgia Tidewater Companion: Essays, Papers, and Some Personal Reflections on 30 Years of Research in Coastal Georgia History" is at the publisher, and will be available about February 1. The book is an extension of the author's earlier works on coastal history and discusses his coastal legacy, family history, research methodology, and has essays on his research interests, including plantation agriculture and management, coastal maritime history, Darien, Sapelo Island, Liberty and Bryan counties, and other topics. The book will be available on Amazon.com
LECTURES and CONSULTATIONS--Buddy Sullivan is available for lectures and slide talks on a variety of specialized coastal Georgia historical topics for your group or organization for reasonable speaking fees and travel costs. He provides a special slide lecture on an overview of Georgia state history, in addition to his popular "Ecology as History: Life, Labor and Landscape on the Georgia Coast." He also provides consultative services related to community history, special projects and events. For information and specifics on lecture booking or questions about coastal history, please contact Buddy by email at firstname.lastname@example.org