The Making of the American South: A short History, 1500-1877 / Edition 1 by J. William Harris | 9780631209645 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Making of the American South: A short History, 1500-1877 / Edition 1

The Making of the American South: A short History, 1500-1877 / Edition 1

by J. William Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631209646

ISBN-13: 9780631209645

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This concise overview of the history and historiography of the American South puts the major problems and issues of that region into clear, accessible prose.

  • Examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose.
  • Covers the development of European outposts in the 16th Century, the Southern colonies

Overview

This concise overview of the history and historiography of the American South puts the major problems and issues of that region into clear, accessible prose.

  • Examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose.
  • Covers the development of European outposts in the 16th Century, the Southern colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War and its aftermath.
  • Explores the underlying topics and themes of the Southern way of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631209645
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Problems in American History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

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Map: The United States in 1860.

Prologue.

Part I: Before Southern History.

1. Before the South.

2. Colonials Become Americans.

3. Southern Power in the New Nation.

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Part II: Making the Old South.

4. An American Slave Society.

5. The Politics of Slavery and the Road to Secession.

6. Civil Wars.

7. The Reconstruction of the South and the Construction of Southern History.

Notes.

Bibliographical Note.

Index

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