American South A History

ISBN-10: 0742560988
ISBN-13: 9780742560987
Edition: 4th
List price: $61.00
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List price: $61.00
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

William J. Cooper, Jr. is Boyd Professor of History at Louisiana State University. In addition to numerous articles, essays, & reviews, he is the author of "The Conservative Regime: South Carolina, 1877-1890," "The South & the Politics of Slavery, 1825-1856," & "Liberty & Slavery: Southern Politics to 1860," as well as co-author of "The American South: A History." He lives in Baton Rouge.

Preface
Prologue: The Enduring South
List of Maps
Map Essay: The Geography of the Civil War
The Confederate Experience
Plans and Policy for War
The Naval War
The Eastern Theater, 1861-1862
The War in the West, 1861-1862
A Changing War
Hope Becomes Despair
The Impact of the War
The War and Slavery
The End
After the War
Reconstruction
Presidential Reconstruction
Southern Defiance: Unconquered Rebels?
The Republicans and Johnson's Reconstruction Policies
The 1866 Election and the Fourteenth Amendment
Reconstruction: Myth and Reality
The Emergence of the One-Party South
The Compromise of 1877
Economic Reconstruction, 1865-1880
Landlords, Sharecroppers, and Tenants
Blacks and the Limits to Freedom
"Furnish," Crop Liens, and Country Merchants
Money and Interest
Puppet Monarch
Southern Railways
Bankruptcy, Consolidation, and Regulation
Cities, Towns, and Industry
The Redeemers and the New South, 1865-1890
The New South Creed
The Lost Cause
A Woman of the New South
Political Independents Challenge the Redeemers
Republicans and Democrats in Virginia
The Solid South
Southern Democrats and Blacks
The Solid South and National Politics
The Blair Bill
The Legacy of the Redeemers
A Different South Emerges: Rails, Mills, and Towns
Railroad Empires
Industry in the New South
Forest Products
Metals and Minerals
Processed Farm Products
Tobacco Manufacturing
Cotton Manufacturing
Urbanization in the New South
A Different South: At the Turn of the Century
The South and the Crisis of the 1890s
The Depression of the 1890s
Prelude to the Alliance Movement
The Alliance Movement: Texas Roots
The Alliance in Politics
The Mississippi Plan
The Populists
Political Upheaval
The Populist Legacy
Disfranchisement: Jim Crow and Southern Politics
The Foundation Resecured
Jim Crow: Black and White South
The Atlanta Compromise
Jim Crow
Why Jim Crow?
The Black World
Industrial Workers in the New South
Unions and Unionization in the New South
New Divisions among Protestants
Political Demagogues
Southern Progressives
Four Southern Progressives
Progressivism, Southern Style
The Roots of Southern Progressivism
Educational Reform
Health Reforms
Child Labor Reform
Southern Ladies
Prohibition: The Noble Experiment
Restoration and Exile, 1912-1929
The Wilson Administration
A Disrupted Society: The South during World War I
Good Times: The Southern Economy and World War I
Southern Appalachia
The Town World
Business Progressivism and State Government
The Ku Klux Klan Reborn
The Black World
The World of the Farm
The End of the Decade
Religion and Culture in the New South
The Scopes Trial
The Religious Heritage of the Twentieth-Century South
Culture in the Postbellum South
The War Within
The Southern Literary Renaissance
Southern Regionalism in the 1920s and 1930s
Gone with the Wind
Map Essay: The Changing South: People and Cotton
The Emergence of the Modern South, 1930-1945
The Depression and the South
In the Democratic Majority
The New Deal and Southern Agriculture
The New Deal and Southern Industry
Cracks in the Solid South
Jim Crow: An Uncertain Future
World War II
The End of Jim Crow: The Civil Rights Revolution
Jim Crow and the Truman Administration
The Supreme Court and "Separate but Equal"
Brown: Massive Resistance, Calculated Evasion
Public School Desegregation: Little Rock and New Orleans
The Civil Rights Movement
The Kennedy Administration and Civil Rights
Birmingham and the March on Washington
The Voting Rights Act
Disillusionment
The End of "Freedom of Choice"
The Modern South
Wallace and National Politics
The Rise of the Southern Republicans
The Collapse of the Solid South
The Republican Party Secures Its Place in Dixie
The Transformation of the Southern Democrats
The Sunbelt
"Cotton Fields No More"
The Metropolitan South
The Sunbelt South: No Eden in Dixie
The Vanishing South?
Two Religions: North and South?
Other Faiths: Southern Literature, Football, and Elvis
Persistent Divisions: Black and White
Biographies
Bibliographical Essay
Index
About the Authors

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