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The Human Tradition in the New South
     

The Human Tradition in the New South

by James C. Klotter (Editor), David L. Anderson (Contribution by), Paul K. Conkin (Contribution by), Cita Cook (Contribution by), S. Spencer Davis (Contribution by)
 

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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

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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.

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Wayne Flynt
Deep down most southerners are story tellers. Their narratives unite them across boundaries of race, age, gender, class, and culture. Thought of that way, The Human Tradition in the New South is the most southern kind of book because it allows some gifted story tellers to describe some long forgotten people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742544758
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Human Tradition in America Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

James C. Klotter is the State Historian of Kentucky and professor of history at Georgetown College. He is the author of several books including Kentucky Justice, Southern Honor, and American Manhood and Kentucky: Portrait in Paradox 1900–1950 and the editor of The Human Tradition in the Old South.

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