The South and America since World War II / Edition 1

The South and America since World War II / Edition 1

by James C. Cobb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195166507

ISBN-13: 9780195166507

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195166507
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/03/2010
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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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