The South through Time, the:a History of an American Region

The South through Time, the:a History of an American Region : A History of an American Region

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A core text for one/two-semester, junior/senior/graduate-level courses in History of the South, Old South/New South, Southern Civilization, and Southern History; or a supplement for U.S. History courses or for specialized courses in southern history such as Race and Violence in Southern History, or Women in Southern History, or courses in southern literature, or African-American Studies. Incorporating the enormous amount of very sophisticated revisionist scholarship that has appeared during the past 25 years, this text provides a consistent, overall reinterpretation of all of southern history - pre-1607 to 1997 - offering a less fact-filled, more narrative and more interpretative approach that expands the concept of southern history both chronologically and geographically. Its exceptionally broad and current coverage allows students to see how problems, issues, and responses of the past impact the very South they live in or read about today.show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 153.4 x 227.1 x 19.1mm | 502.62g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0130959154
  • 9780130959157

Table of contents

I. THE SOUTHERN COLONIES. 1. A Continent Invaded. 2. A Tragedy in the Making. 3. Beyond the Chesapeake. 4. Colonial Societies. II. THE NATIONAL SOUTH. 5. International Entanglements. 6. An Uneasy Peace. 7. A War on Three Fronts. 8. Southerners as Nation Builders. 9. Land, Cotton, and Religion. 10. Nationalism Triumphant and Threatened. III. THE SOUTHERN NATION. 11. An Agricultural Economy. 12. Diversity in the Old South. 13. Beyond the White Patriarchy. 14. The Southern Way of Life. 15. The Seeds of Conflict. 16. The Intractability of the Slavery Issue. 17. And the War Came. 18. War So Terrible. 19. The Cause Lost. A Guide for Further Reading.show more

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