The Promise of the New South

The Promise of the New South : Life After Reconstruction

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This is a comprehensive history of the American South from the end of Reconstruction to the Progressive era in the early 20th century. It focuses on previously neglected groups such as women, lower class whites and African Americans, as well as literature, music and evangelical religion. The text also explores the clash of North-South hatreds and the movement towards democracy and industry that set the foundation for both the problems and achievements of the New South.
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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 153.9 x 232.7 x 36.1mm | 895.77g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • halftones, line drawings
  • 0195085485
  • 9780195085488

About Edward L. Ayers

Edward L. Ayers is Professor of History at the University of Virginia and is the author of Vengeance and Justice.
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