The South and America since World War II / Edition 1by James C. Cobb
Pub. Date: 12/03/2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
In this superb volume, James C. Cobb provides the first truly comprehensive history of the South since World War II, brilliantly capturing an era of dramatic change, both in the South and in its relationship with the rest of the nation.
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Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction CHAPTER 1 - The Post-War Assault on Jim Crow CHAPTER 2 - Massive Resistance and the Civil Rights Awakening CHAPTER 3 - From Farm to Factory and Town to City CHAPTER 4 - How the Civil Rights Movement "Overcame"
CHAPTER 5 - The Politics of "Backlash," North and South CHAPTER 6 - The South Rejoins the Union, and Vice-Versa CHAPTER 7 - Poverty, Power, and the Rise of the "Southern Rim"
CHAPTER 8 - The Price of "Progress" in the Sunbelt South CHAPTER 9 - Women, Work, Politics, and the Problem of Change CHAPTER 10 - Whites, Blacks, and Southern Identity after Jim Crow CHAPTER 11 - Division and Diversity in the Contemporary South CHAPTER 12 - Why the South is Still America's "Other"
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