The problem South : region, empire, and the new liberal state, 1880-1930 (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The problem South : region, empire, and the new liberal state, 1880-1930

Author: Natalie J Ring
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2012.
Series: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For most historians, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw the hostilities of the Civil War and the dashed hopes of Reconstruction give way to the nationalizing forces of cultural reunion, a process that is said to have downplayed sectional grievances and celebrated racial and industrial harmony. In truth, says Natalie J. Ring, this buoyant mythology competed with an equally powerful and far-reaching  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie J Ring
ISBN: 9780820329031 0820329037 9780820342603 0820342602
OCLC Number: 768168225
Description: xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Regional, national, and global designs --
The "Southern problem" and readjustment --
The menace of the diseased South --
The white plague of cotton --
The poor white problem as the "new race question" --
The "race problem" and the fiction of the color line --
The enduring paradox of the South.
Series Title: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Responsibility: Natalie J. Ring.
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For most historians, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw the hostilities of the Civil War and the dashed hopes of Reconstruction give way to the nationalising forces of cultural  Read more...

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