ISBN-10:
0813032652
ISBN-13:
9780813032658
Pub. Date:
10/30/2008
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Francis Butler Simkins: A Life / Edition 1

Francis Butler Simkins: A Life / Edition 1

by James S. Humphreys

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813032658
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Series: New Perspectives on the History of the South Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

James S. Humphreys is assistant professor of southern history at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1
1 Growing Up in History 4
2 "A Radical in the South Carolinian Sense" 22
3 A Provincial Confronts Modernity 38
4 "A Seeker after the Broadening Truth" 51
5 "Life Is Adamant" 72
6 "A Remarkable Interpretive Study" 94
7 "Return to the Beaten Path" 107
8 Challenging the Dunning Orthodoxy 129
9 Professional Success, Personal Turmoil 148
10 The Contrarian 168
11 The LSU Years 184
12 Challenging the Simkins Orthodoxy 211
13 "An Exalted Life" Ends 228 Conclusion 251 Notes 259 Bibliography 305 Francis B. Simkins Bibliography 321 Index 327

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