The Human Tradition in the Old South

The Human Tradition in the Old South

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ISBN-13: 9781461601647
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Series: The Human Tradition in America
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 225
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

James C. Klotter is the State Historian of Kentucky and professor of history at Georgetown College.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: The American South
Chapter 2 Alvar N?Òez Cabeza de Vaca: Conquistador and Sojourner
Chapter 3 Eliza Lucas Pinckney: Vegetables and Virtue
Chapter 4 William McIntosh: The Evolution of a Creek National Idea
Chapter 5 James O'Kelly: Father of Christian Fundamentalism in America
Chapter 6 Gabriel: Artisan, Slave, and American Revolutionary
Chapter 7 Mag Preston: Personal Honor in Southern Politics
Chapter 8 Frederick Law Olmsted: A Connecticut Yankee in King Cotton's Court
Chapter 9 George Washington Harris: The Fool from the Hills
Chapter 10 Sam Houston: Unionism and the Secession Crisis in Texas
Chapter 11 David Emmons Johnston: A Soldier's Life in the Confederate Army
Chapter 12 Lucy Virginia French: "Out of the Bitterness of My Heart"
Chapter 13 Robert Smalls: "I Stand Here the Equal of Any Man"

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Edward L. Ayers

The Old South has always fascinated and confused those who think about American history. The biographies in this collection present an engaging and compelling collective portrait of a remarkably complicated place.
Dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences University of Virginia

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