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The resilience of southern identity : why the South still matters in the minds of its people

Author: Christopher A Cooper; H Gibbs Knotts
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The American South has experienced remarkable change over the past half century. Black voter registration has increased, the region's politics have shifted from one-party Democratic to the near-domination of the Republican Party, and in-migration has increased its population manyfold. At the same time, many outward signs of regional distinctiveness have faded--chain restaurants have replaced mom-and-pop diners, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher A Cooper; H Gibbs Knotts
ISBN: 9781469631059 1469631059 9781469652160 1469652161
OCLC Number: 949553654
Description: xii, 134 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The roots of southern identity --
Signs of the South --
Southern identity by the number --
Talking with southerners.
Responsibility: Christopher A. Cooper and H. Gibbs Knotts.

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The American South has experienced remarkable change over the past half century. Given the changes, many have argued that southern identity is fading. But here, Christopher A. Cooper and H. Gibbs  Read more...

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Cooper and Knotts aptly demonstrate that regional identification remains one of the central ways that most residents of the American South think about their place in the world, as somewhat distinct Read more...

 
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