American South : A History

ISBN-10: 0070644381

ISBN-13: 9780070644380

Edition: 2nd 1996

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List price: $38.75
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
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.

Prologue: The Enduring South
Map Essay/The Geography of the Southp. 1
The Beginningsp. 7
The Economic and Social Worldp. 31
The Intellectual, Political, and Religious Worldp. 54
The Revolutionp. 72
The South in the New Nationp. 97
Republican Ascendancyp. 122
A New Political Structurep. 148
Plantations and Farmsp. 173
The Institution of Slaveryp. 192
The World of the Slavesp. 209
Learning, Letters, and Religionp. 230
The Free Social Orderp. 254
Political Parties and the Territorial Issuep. 280
The Crisis of the Unionp. 300
Map Essay/The Geography of the Civil Warp. 329
The Confederate Experiencep. 338
After the Warp. 365
Economic Reconstruction, 1865-1880p. 401
The Redeemers and the New South, 1865-1890p. 425
A Different South Emerges: Rails, Mills, and Townsp. 452
Shaking the Foundations: The 1890sp. 486
Divisions in Dixiep. 521
Southern Progressivesp. 546
Restoration and Exile, 1912-1929p. 578
Religion and Culture in the New Southp. 608
Map Essay/The Changing South: People and Cottonp. 635
The Emergence of the Modern South, 1930-1945p. 639
The End of Jim Crow: The Civil Rights Revolutionp. 677
The Modern Southp. 714
No Eden in Dixiep. 746
Biographiesp. 760
Bibliographical Essayp. 769
Indexp. 815
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