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Burden of Southern History

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ISBN-10: 0807118915

ISBN-13: 9780807118917

Edition: 3rd 1993

Authors: C. Vann Woodward

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List price: $25.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

One of the world's most distinguished historians, C. Vann Woodward was born in Vanndale, Arkansas, and educated at Emory University and the University of North Carolina, where he received his Ph.D. in 1937. After teaching at Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Florida, and Scripps College for a time, in 1946 he joined the faculty at The Johns Hopkins University, where he began producing the many young Ph.D.s who have followed him into the profession. In 1961 he became Sterling Professor at Yale University, where he remains today as emeritus professor. He has been the Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities, Harmsworth Professor at Oxford University, and Commonwealth Lecturer at…    

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the First Edition
The Search for Southern Identityp. 3
The Historical Dimensionp. 27
John Brown's Private Warp. 41
Equality: The Deferred Commitmentp. 69
The Political Legacy of the First Reconstructionp. 89
A Southern Critique for the Gilded Agep. 109
The Populist Heritage and the Intellectualp. 141
What Happened to the Civil Rights Movementp. 167
The Irony of Southern Historyp. 187
A Second Look at the Theme of Ironyp. 213
Look Away, Look Awayp. 235
The Burden for William Faulknerp. 265
The Burden for Robert Penn Warrenp. 281
Indexp. 289
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