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

Author: Frank J Byrne; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Series: New directions in southern history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Byrne; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200883457
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: x, 297 p.
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.
Series Title: New directions in southern history.
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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