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The American South : a history

Author: William J Cooper, Jr.; Tom E Terrill
Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A history of the American South from colonial times to the 1990s. The book traces the evolution of the South as a rural and agricultural area to an increasingly urban and industrial one, and stresses  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, William J., Jr. (William James), 1940-
American South.
New York : McGraw Hill, ©1996
(OCoLC)988577591
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Cooper, Jr.; Tom E Terrill
ISBN: 0070644403 9780070644403
OCLC Number: 33162865
Description: xxviii, 834 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The Enduring South --
Map Essay/The Geography of the South --
1. The Beginnings --
2. The Economic and Social World --
3. The Intellectual, Political, and Religious World --
4. The Revolution --
5. The South in the New Nation --
6. Republican Ascendancy --
7. A New Political Structure --
8. Plantations and Farms --
9. The Institution of Slavery --
10. The World of the Slaves --
11. Learning, Letters, and Religion --
12. The Free Social Order --
13. Political Parties and the Territorial Issue --
14. The Crisis of the Union --
Map Essay/The Geography of the Civil War --
15. The Confederate Experience --
16. After the War --
17. Economic Reconstruction, 1865-1880 --
18. The Redeemers and the New South, 1865-1890 --
19. A Different South Emerges: Rails, Mills, and Towns --
20. Shaking the Foundations: The 1890s --
21. Divisions in Dixie --
22. Southern Progressives --
23. Restoration and Exile, 1912-1929 --
24. Religion and Culture in the New South. Map Essay/The Changing South: People and Cotton --
25. The Emergence of the Modern South, 1930-1945 --
26. The End of Jim Crow: The Civil Rights Revolution --
27. The Modern South --
28. No Eden in Dixie.
Responsibility: William J. Cooper, Jr., Thomas E. Terrill.

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