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Minding the South

Author: John Shelton Reed
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than thirty years John Shelton Reed has been 'minding' the South--watching over it, providing commentary upon it. He is the author or editor of thirteen books about the South, and despite his disclaimer regarding formal study of Southern history, Reed has read widely and in depth about the South. His primary focus is upon Southerners' present-day culture and consciousness, but he knows that one must  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reed, John Shelton.
Minding the South.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607837986
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Shelton Reed
ISBN: 0826214908 9780826214904
OCLC Number: 52121393
Description: xiii, 291 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The three Souths --The journalistic eye --
The mind of the South and Southern distinctiveness --
The times looks at Dixie --
Among the believers the secret history of civil rights --
The smoke never clears --
One tough lady --
A South that never was --
History and historians --
American weed --
Slaves View slavery --
Slipshod totalitarianism Southern intellect --
Southern studies abroad --
Friends and masters --
C. Vann Woodward --
Eugene D. Genovese --
M.E. Bradford --
What they say about Dixie --
Of Collard greens and kings --
Red and yellow, black, and white --
Telling about the South --
The imagined South --
Six Southerners --
Lady propagandist of the Old South --
The man from New Orleans --
The world's best-selling novelist --
Mover and shaker --
Hardy perennial --
The southern Elvis --
The end of Elvis --
Southern culture, High and low --
Southern laughter --
A cokelorist at work --
The national magazine of the South --
Carolina couch crime --
Southern lit (and one movie) --
Taking a stand --
Portrait of Atlanta --
Nebbish from Mississippi --
Hollywood chain gangs --
Reflections --
The banner that Won't stay furled --
The most Southern state? --
Brits and grits --
Missing --
He's baaack --
If at first you don't secede ... --
Party down --
Our kind of Yankee --
But let's talk about me --
Mixing in the mountains --
Among the Baptists --
Choosing the South.
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The South has resisted being assimilated by the larger United States and has kept a personality all its own. Why is the South so different from the rest of the country? This title celebrates the  Read more...

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