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    DescriptionWilliam Taylor's Cavalier and Yankee was one of the most famous works of American history written in the 1960s. The book is an intellectual history of the South before the Civil War, the perception of it in the North, and the effect it had upon the nation in the years from 1800 to 1860. First published in 1961 and out of print for several years, Taylor's classic study remains essential to the study of the pre-Civil War South.


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    Title
    Cavalier and Yankee
    Subtitle
    The Old South and American National Character
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William R. Taylor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 553 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195082845
    ISBN 10: 0195082842
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLH, HBLL
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX, HBT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBS
    BIC subject category V2: JPHC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTH
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    Libri: I-HS
    B&T Approval Code: A16280000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036010, PSY006000
    B&T Approval Code: A14504600
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036040
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 975.03
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 975.03
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBBS, 1KBBF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC classification: F213 .T39 1993
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JPHC, JBCC9, NHK, NHT
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    19 June 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "An extremely important book, a brilliant and original contribution to America's understanding of itself."-Edmund Wilson, The New Yorker "Anyone seriously interested in the development of American culture will be grateful for the new insights, the fresh conceptions, and the deep probings of national character that enrich this study of an American myth."-C. Vann Woodward, New York Times Book Review "Taylor's study is intellectual history, I think, of the most imaginative and convincing kind. His book seems greatly superior to almost everything else that has been done about the state of mind of the antebellum South...It is indeed something of a landmark in the writing of Southern cultural history."-Louis D. Rubin, Jr. "A worthy addition to the personal library of anyone interested in southern history. Cavalier and Yankee is a brilliant and original contribution to America's understanding of itself. It reflects the mind of the South, its anxieties and consolations, its questionings and self-justifications, and its reactions to social change...Taylor's work is the best chronicle we have of the social thinking and fictional sociology which went into the framing of the antipodal myths of the Cavalier and the Yankee. In Short, Cavalier and Yankee is a must for anyone interested in antebellum American thought, culture, and letters."-Register of the Kentucky Historical Society