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Varieties of southern history : new essays on a region and its people

Author: Bruce Clayton; John A Salmond
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 169.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of essays by leading historians of the South which explores the reaches of the Southern past through the dimension of ethnography. Each of the essays reflects current concerns  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Clayton; John A Salmond
ISBN: 0313298602 9780313298608
OCLC Number: 33970956
Description: xiv, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Stories of Enslavement: A Person-Centered Ethnography from an Eighteenth-Century Virginia Plantation / Rhys Isaac --
2. Texts, Texture, and Context: Toward an Ethnographic History of Slave Resistance / Charles Joyner --
3. Reading the Slave Body: Demeanor, Gesture, and African-American Culture / Shane White and Graham White --
4. Deadly Amusements: Spectacle Lynchings and Southern Whiteness, 1890-1940 / Grace Elizabeth Hale --
5. Who Were the Victims of Lynchings? Evidence from Mississippi and South Carolina, 1881-1940 / Terence Finnegan --
6. Thomas Thistlewood Becomes a Creole / Trevor Burnard --
7. Doing God's Service: Adelbert Ames and Reconstruction in Mississippi / Warren A. Ellem --
8. Frank Cushing and W.E.B. Du Bois: Religion, Social Science, and Traveling South in the Late Nineteenth Century / Sam Elworthy --
9. Race, Gender, and Modernism: The Case of Lillian Smith / Bruce Clayton --
10. Aspects of Modernization in the Loray Mill Strike of 1929 / John Salmond.
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 169.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Clayton and John Salmond.

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