The Vol. I the American South: A History / Edition 2

The Vol. I the American South: A History / Edition 2

by William J. Cooper Jr., Thomas E. Terrill
     
 

In THE AMERICAN SOUTH: A HISTORY,the authors demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the south from the history of the United States. Their analysis underscores the complex interaction between the South as a distinct region and the South as an inescapable part of the United States. They show how the resulting tension has often… See more details below

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In THE AMERICAN SOUTH: A HISTORY,the authors demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the south from the history of the United States. Their analysis underscores the complex interaction between the South as a distinct region and the South as an inescapable part of the United States. They show how the resulting tension has often propelled section and nation toward collision. In supporting their thesis,the authors draw on the tremendous amount of profoundly new scholarship in Southern history. There is a substantial biographical essay which will provide the reader with a guide to literature on the history of the South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070644380
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400

Table of Contents

Preface
Prologue: The Enduring South
Map Essay/The Geography of the South1
1The Beginnings7
2The Economic and Social World31
3The Intellectual, Political, and Religious World54
4The Revolution72
5The South in the New Nation97
6Republican Ascendancy122
7A New Political Structure148
8Plantations and Farms173
9The Institution of Slavery192
10The World of the Slaves209
11Learning, Letters, and Religion230
12The Free Social Order254
13Political Parties and the Territorial Issue280
14The Crisis of the Union300
Map Essay/The Geography of the Civil War329
15The Confederate Experience338
16After the War365
17Economic Reconstruction, 1865-1880401
18The Redeemers and the New South, 1865-1890425
19A Different South Emerges: Rails, Mills, and Towns452
20Shaking the Foundations: The 1890s486
21Divisions in Dixie521
22Southern Progressives546
23Restoration and Exile, 1912-1929578
24Religion and Culture in the New South608
Map Essay/The Changing South: People and Cotton635
25The Emergence of the Modern South, 1930-1945639
26The End of Jim Crow: The Civil Rights Revolution677
27The Modern South714
28No Eden in Dixie746
Biographies760
Bibliographical Essay769
Index815

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