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Keith, Jeanette

Overview
Works: 14 works in 39 publications in 1 language and 3,133 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Textbooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: RC211.T3, 614.5410976819
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Most widely held works by Jeanette Keith
Fever season : the story of a terrifying epidemic and the people who saved a city by Jeanette Keith( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic documents how it killed more than 18,000 people in the American South, tracing its particularly catastrophic impact in Memphis, Tennessee, while noting the heroic efforts of people who remained behind to help
Rich man's war, poor man's fight : race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war by Jeanette Keith( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, thousands of rural southern men, black and white, refused to serve in the military. Jeanette Keith trace this resistance; including whites' political opposition to militarism, southern blacks' reluctance to serve a nation that refused to respect their rights, and anger at class bias in federal conscription policies
Country people in the new south : Tennessee's Upper Cumberland by Jeanette Keith( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the Tennessee antievolution 'Monkey Law, ' authored by a local legislator, as a measure of how conservatives successfully resisted, co-opted, or ignored reform efforts, Jeanette Keith explores conflicts over the meaning and cost of progress in Tennessee's hill country from 1890 to 1925. Until the 1890s, the Upper Cumberland was dominated by small farmers who favored limited government and firm local control of churches and schools. Farm men controlled their families' labor and opposed economic risk taking; farm women married young, had large families, and produced much of
Tennesseans and their history by Paul H Bergeron( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors introduce readers to famous personalities such as Andrew Jackson and Austin Peay, but they also tell stories of ordinary people and their lives to show how they are an integral part of the state's history. Sidebars throughout the book highlight events and people of particular interest, and reading lists at the end of chapters provide readers with avenues for further exploration."--Jacket
The South : a concise history by Jeanette Keith( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee by Jeanette Keith( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The South : a concise history by Jeanette Keith( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country people : Tennessee's Upper Cumberland, 1890-1925 by Jeanette Keith( )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fever season : the epidemic of 1878 that almost destroyed Memphis, and the people who saved it by Jeanette Keith( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The South : a concise history by Jeanette Keith( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich man's war, poor man's fight race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war by Jeanette Keith( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[In this volume, the author] traces southern draft resistance to several sources, including whites' long-term political opposition to militarism, southern blacks' reluctance to serve a nation that refused to respect their rights, the peace witness of southern churches, and, above all, anger at class bias in federal conscription policies. [He] shows how draft dodgers' success in avoiding service resulted from the failure of southern states to create effective mechanisms for identifying and classifying individuals. Lacking local-level data on draft evaders, the federal government used agencies of surveillance both to find reluctant conscripts and to squelch antiwar dissent in rural areas. [He also] offers new insights into rural southern politics and society as well as the growing power of the nation-state in early twentieth-century America.-Back cover
Tennessee by Jeanette Keith( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rich man's war, poor man's fight race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war by Jeanette Keith( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Country people in the new south : Tennessee's Upper CumberlandTennesseans and their historyThe South : a concise historyThe South : a concise historyThe South : a concise historyRich man's war, poor man's fight race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war