Baptized In Blood / Edition 1

Baptized In Blood / Edition 1

by Charles Reagan Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820306819

ISBN-13: 9780820306810

Pub. Date: 08/01/1983

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Southerners may have abandoned their dream of a political nation after Appomattox, but they preserved their cultural identity by blending Christian rhetoric and symbols with the rhetoric and imagery of Confederate tradition. Out of defeat emerged a civil religion that embodied the Lost Cause. As Charles Reagan Wilson writes in his new preface, "The Lost Cause

Overview

Southerners may have abandoned their dream of a political nation after Appomattox, but they preserved their cultural identity by blending Christian rhetoric and symbols with the rhetoric and imagery of Confederate tradition. Out of defeat emerged a civil religion that embodied the Lost Cause. As Charles Reagan Wilson writes in his new preface, "The Lost Cause version of the regional civil religion was a powerful expression, and recent scholarship affirms its continuing power in the minds of many white southerners."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820306810
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
08/01/1983
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
0.61(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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