The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century

The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century

by Bruce W. Eelman
     
 

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The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century provides a series of provocative essays reflecting innovative, original research on professional and commercial interests in a region often seen as composed of just two classes -- planters and slaves. This study shows, however, that the active middle class, devoted to cultural and economic modernization of

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The Southern Middle Class in the Long Nineteenth Century provides a series of provocative essays reflecting innovative, original research on professional and commercial interests in a region often seen as composed of just two classes -- planters and slaves. This study shows, however, that the active middle class, devoted to cultural and economic modernization of the region, worked in tandem with its northern counterpart, and independently, to bring reforms to the South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807138540
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
12/12/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,099,235
File size:
2 MB

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