The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 6: Ethnicity

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 6: Ethnicity

by Celeste Ray (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9780807858233
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Series: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture , #6
Edition description: 1
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Celeste Ray is associate professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. She has published four previous books, including Highland Heritage: Scottish Americans in the American South (UNC Press).

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Each essay and individual entry is concise, informative and well written.—American Reference Books Annual

A must-have for any educated Southerner. . . . You'll come away with a whole new perspective on your roots.—DEEP

Gathers a wide variety of useable information for scholars and non-scholars alike.—Louisiana History

Impressive. . . . A balanced, readable, information-rich volume that should be a standard resource for scholars. . . . A welcome addition to the Southern Culture series—Journal of Mississippi History

An expansion of the original [Encyclopedia of Southern Culture's] 'Ethnic Life' section, [The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 6: Ethnicity] takes into account new developments in the field of southern studies and treats more than twice as many ethnic groups.—Booklist

For newcomers, natives, and anyone else, this volume on ethnicity in the U.S. South is at once eye-opening, thorough, and engrossing. Varieties and changes as well as enduring patterns are plumbed, enriching and informing our often simplistic views of a complex region. This is a landmark work.—James Peacock, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Any serious student of Southern History will want access to the New Encyclopedia of Southern CultureThe Historian

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