Southern Honour

Southern Honour : Ethics and Behaviour in the Old South

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Explains the importance of the concept of honor in Southern society and examines family relationships, courtship, marriage, miscegenation, dueling, and slave insurrections.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 132.08 x 195.58 x 35.56mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1geneal.table
  • 0195033108
  • 9780195033106

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"Students who have rad it for reports Love it! Seriously considering it as a secondary text."--Harvey W. Jackson, Jacksonville State Univ."The most original, creative, and provocative study of social relationships in the Old South since W.J. Cash's The Mind of the South."--Lawrence Friedman, Bowling Green State University"A remarkable achievement--a re-creation of the living reality of the antebellum South from thousands of bits and pieces of the dead past."--Walker Percyshow more

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