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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
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: The beginnings; the economic and social world; the intellectual, political and religious world; the revolution; the South in the new nation; Republican ascendancy; a new political structure; plantations and farms; the institution of slavery; the world of the slaves; learning, letters and religion; the free social order; political parties and the territorial issues; the crisis of the union; the confederate experience; after the war; economic reconstruction - 1865-1880; the redeemers and the new South - 1865-1890; a different South emerges - rails, mills and towns; shaking the foundations - the 1890s; division in Dixie; Southern progressiveness; restoration and exile - 1912-1929; religion and culture in the new South; the emergence of the modern South - 1930-1945; the end of Jim Crow - the civil rights revolution; the modern South; no Eden in Dixie.
Responsibility: William J. Cooper, Jr., Thomas E. Terrill.

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