In the great maelstrom : conservatives in post-Civil War South Carolina (Book, 2002) []
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In the great maelstrom : conservatives in post-Civil War South Carolina

In the great maelstrom : conservatives in post-Civil War South Carolina

Author: Charles J Holden
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Few would question the assertion that South Carolina remained a conservative state long after the Civil War, one only needs to stroll over the grounds of the state capital to be reminded of this long running tradition in the state's history. But few have bothered to ask how, in the years following utter defeat during the Civil War, South Carolina remained a philosophically conservative state. How did self  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Holden
ISBN: 1570034761 9781570034763
OCLC Number: 50023581
Description: 164 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The evil of this philosophy : Frederick Porcher and the Southern critique of progress, 1831-1860 --
I shook off my slumber : Frederick Porcher and the postwar conservative view --
The public business is ours : Edward McCrady, Jr. and the challenge from below, 1865-1900 --
Nearly hopeless of ever elevating either Negroes or crackers : Theodore Jervey, Jr. and the new century --
How can one ... not be Tory or Junker? : William Watts Ball and the war years, 1914-1945.
Responsibility: Charles J. Holden.
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This work is a study of South Carolina intellectual history from the end of the Civil War in 1865 to the 1945 advent of the Atomic Age. It shows how the state's conservatives adjusted their views at  Read more...


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