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The American South and the Great War, 1914-1924

Author: Matthew L Downs; M Ryan Floyd
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book's writers investigate how American participation in World War I further strained the region's relationship with the federal government, how wartime hardships altered the South's traditional social structure, and how the war effort stressed and reshaped the southern economy. The volume contends that participaiton in World War I contributed greatly to the modernization of the South, initiating changes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew L Downs; M Ryan Floyd
ISBN: 9780807169377 0807169374
OCLC Number: 1027137968
Description: vi, 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The South's other "Other War" / Matthew L. Downs and M. Ryan Floyd --
" A diarrhea of plans and constipation of action": The influence of Alabama cotton farmers, merchants, and brokers on Anglo-American diplomacy during the First World War, 1914-1915 / M. Ryan Floyd --
Manhood, duty, and service: Conscription in North Carolina during the First World War / James Hall --
World War I and South Carolina's council of defense: Its campaign to root out disloyalty, 1917-1918 / Fritz Hamer --
Food soldiers: Rural Southerners and food regulation during World War I / Angela Jill Cooley --
The call to duty in the old North state: Patriotism, service, and North Carolina women's colleges during the Great War / Kathelene McCarty Smith and Keith Phelan Gorman --
The Great War and expanded equality?: Black Carolinians test boundaries / Janet G. Hudson --
"The race's greatest opportunity since Emancipation": The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Great War, and the South / Lee Sartain --
Cotton's chaotic home front: The First World War and the Southern textile industry / Annette Cox --
"The battle for commerce is begun": Building the Port of Mobile, Alabama, after World War I / Matthew L. Downs.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew L. Downs and M. Ryan Floyd.

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Investigates how American participation in World War I further strained the region's relationship with the federal government, how wartime hardships altered the South's traditional social structure,  Read more...

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