The Human Tradition in the New South

The Human Tradition in the New South

by James C. Klotter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742544761

ISBN-13: 9780742544765

Pub. Date: 09/21/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

In The Human Tradition in the New South, historian James C. Klotter brings together twelve biographical essays that explore the region's political, economic, and social development since the Civil War. Like all books in this series, these essays chronicle the lives of ordinary Americans whose lives and contributions help to highlight the great transformations that…  See more details below

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In The Human Tradition in the New South, historian James C. Klotter brings together twelve biographical essays that explore the region's political, economic, and social development since the Civil War. Like all books in this series, these essays chronicle the lives of ordinary Americans whose lives and contributions help to highlight the great transformations that occurred in the South.

With profiles ranging from Winnie Davis to Dizzy Dean, from Ralph David Abernathy to Harland Sanders, The Human Tradition in the New South brings to life a dynamic and vibrant region and is an excellent resource for courses in Southern history, race relations, social history, and the American history survey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742544765
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/21/2005
Series:
Human Tradition in America Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the American South
1The lost cause legend about Winnie Davis, "the daughter of the Confederacy"1
2Black Zack and Uncle Amon19
3Asa Candler : old Southerner in the new South31
4Alfred Holt Stone : conservative racial thought in the new South47
5Hester Calvert : farm wife67
6Ma Rainey : mother of the blues79
7Dizzy Dean : baseball's quintessential southerner91
8Eleanor Copenhaver Anderson and the industrial department of the National Board YWCA : toward a new social order in Dixie111
9Harland Sanders : the man who would be colonel129
10Blanche Terry and the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan157
11Ralph David Abernathy and the civil rights movement173
12Bill Henry Terry Jr. : an African American's journey from Alabama to Vietnam and back193

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