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South Carolina in the Modern Age

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ISBN-10: 087249831X

ISBN-13: 9780872498310

Edition: 1992

Authors: Walter B. Edgar

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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 182
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Walter Edgar has authored or edited nine books on the American South, including South Carolina: A History. He is the George Washington Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina.

Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Political Bullring, 1891-1916
Some Background: The United States in 1890
South Carolina in 1890
The Rise of Ben Tillman
Legalizing Jim Crow
The Coming of the Mills
A Divided Electorate
The Blease Phenomenon
The Progressives
The Threat of Violence
Richard I. Manning
The Mill Problem
A New Order
A Land of Monuments and Memories, 1916-1941
"The War to End All Wars"
The Farm Problem
"The Draining Years on the Cotton Farms"
Exodus
Hard Times in the Textile Industry
A Shortage of Ready Cash
Boosters and Tourists
Cherishing the Past
Preserving the Past
Black and White: Slogans and Reality
"Ol' Car'lina"
The Agrarian Tradition
"South Carolina Upon a Pedestal"
The Great Depression
The New Deal in South Carolina
The Political Scene
South Carolina and FDR
Ignited by War, 1941-1966
World War II
Coming Home
The Sky Didn't Fall
"Killbillies" and "Opera in Greenville"
"The Spark of Industrial Development"
A Cooperative State Government
"A Two-Fisted Competitive Spirit"
Town and Country
The Price of Prejudice
South Carolina Reacts to the Brown Decision
"We Shall Overcome"
The Year of Decision: 1963
The Confederate War Centennial
The Emergence of Two-Party Politics
Some Things Changed; Some Things Didn't
Changes and Challenges, 1966-1991
The Decline of Rural South Carolina
"Bubba Gate," Lost Trust and Reform
Two-Party Politics
"Adjusting to New Circumstances"
Private Schools
Pennies for Education
Questioning Plastics in Beaufort - and Development
Deja Vu With A Difference
South Carolinians Abroad
South Carolina Then and Now
A South Carolina Chronology, 1890-1991
Notes
Suggested Readings
Index