The Roots of Southern Populism

The Roots of Southern Populism : Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890

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In this examination of the rise of agrarian radicalism in the late 19th-century South, Hahn focuses on social change and popular consciousness while exploring populism's kinship with other movements such as labour more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 136.9 x 204.5 x 17mm | 432.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • maps
  • 0195035089
  • 9780195035087

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"Hahn's use of primary and secondary sources is extraordinary. He mixes rich quotations with clear writing."--The Journal of American History"Hahn's study is impressively argued and richly documented. Its intensive and skillful use of local sources gives it a substantial and authoritative quality that disarms criticism."--The New York Review of Books"Indispensable reading for all students of southern history and the history of American dissent."--David Brion Davis, Yale University"A landmark book....Hahn has pioneered part of a long-neglected subject of nineteenth-century America."--Journal of Social History"Engagingly written, provocative."--American Historical Reviewshow more

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