Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney

Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney

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Edited by Raymond Arsenault, Edited by Professor of History Orville Vernon Burton, Contributions by Professor Drew Gilpin Faust, Contributions by William R Ferris, Contributions by Paul M Gaston, Contributions by Professor of Law Lani Guinier

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  • Publisher: New South Books
  • Format: Hardback | 467 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 231mm x 36mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2013
  • ISBN 10: 1588382974
  • ISBN 13: 9781588382979
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, black & white plates

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"Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney" is a collection of original essays written by some of the nation's most distinguished historians. Sheldon Hackney has served as provost of Princeton University, president of Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania, and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In a variety of roles teacher, mentor, colleague, administrator, writer, and friend Hackney has been a source of wisdom, empowerment, and wise counsel during more than four decades of historical and educational achievement. His life, both inside and outside the academy, has focused on issues closely related to civil rights, social justice, and the vagaries of race, class, regional culture, and national identity.

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"Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney" is a collection of original essays written by some of the nation's most distinguished historians. Sheldon Hackney has served as provost of Princeton University, president of Tulane University and the University of Pennsylvania, and chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In a variety of roles teacher, mentor, colleague, administrator, writer, and friend Hackney has been a source of wisdom, empowerment, and wise counsel during more than four decades of historical and educational achievement. His life, both inside and outside the academy, has focused on issues closely related to civil rights, social justice, and the vagaries of race, class, regional culture, and national identity. Contributors to "Dixie Redix": Drew Gilpin Faust, William R. Ferris, Paul M. Gaston, Lani Guinier, Sheldon Hackney, Steven Hahn, David Moltke-Hansen, Charles Joyner, Randall Kennedy, J. Morgan Kousser, Peyton McCrary, Stephanie McCurry, James M. McPherson, Michael O'Brien, Thomas Sugrue, Patricia Sullivan, J. Mills Thornton III