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Becoming bourgeois : merchant culture in the South, 1820-1865

Becoming bourgeois : merchant culture in the South, 1820-1865

Author: Frank J Byrne
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

By exploring the values men and women in merchant families espoused, Byrne not only offers new insight into southern history but also deepens our understanding of the mutable ties between regional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Byrne, Frank J., 1968-
Becoming bourgeois.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2006019967
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Byrne
ISBN: 9780813171456 0813171458
OCLC Number: 1126077872
Description: 1 online resource (x, 297 pages)
Contents: Merchant culture and the political economy of the old South --
The antebellum merchant in southern society --
The merchant family in the antebellum South --
Secession, merchant-soldiers and the Civil War, 1860-1863 --
Merchants and their families in the Confederacy, 1861-1863 --
The merchant family and the fall of the Confederacy, 1864-1865 --
Conclusion: merchant culture in the slave south and beyond.
Responsibility: Frank J. Byrne.


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By carefully examining the world of southern merchants... Byrne challenges a historiography that is too determined to define white southern society either in terms of conservative paternalism or Read more...

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