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The American South : a reader and guide

Author: Daniel Letwin
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A 'two-in-one' introduction to the American South, from its colonial beginnings to the present, combining guides to the key areas and themes with extracts from primary and secondary texts.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Letwin
ISBN: 9780748619962 0748619968 0748619976 9780748619979
OCLC Number: 748287710
Description: viii, 408 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thinking about the south --
Origins of the old south : The colonial era --
The south in the ages of the Revolution and the New Republic --
Slavery in the Antebellum south --
Class and culture in the white south --
The coming of sectional crisis --
The rise and fall of the confederacy --
Emancipation, reconstuction, redemption --
Trials of the new south --
Living Jim Crow --
Worlds of southern labor --
Minds of the south --
The new south in transition : New deal, World War II, and Cold War --
The civil rights era --
The south today.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Letwin.

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