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The burden of southern history

Author: C Vann Woodward
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2008]. ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated third editionView all editions and formats
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"C. Vann Woodward's The Burden of Southern History remains one of the essential history texts of our time. In it Woodward brilliantly addresses the interrelated themes of southern identity, southern published in 1960, the book quickly became a touchstone for generations of students. The third edition contains a chapter, "Look Away, Look Away," in which Woodward finds a plethora of additional ironies in the South's  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward
ISBN: 9780807133804 0807133809
OCLC Number: 221151647
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 304 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The search for southern identity --
The historical dimension --
John Brown's private war --
Equality : the deferred commitment --
The political legacy of the first Reconstruction --
A southern critique for the Guilded Age --
The populist heritage and the intellectual --
What happened to the civil rights movement --
The irony of southern history --
A second look at the theme of irony --
Look away, look away --
The burden for William Faulkner --
The burden for Robert Penn Warren.
Responsibility: C. Vann Woodward ; with a foreword by William E. Leuchtenburg.
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C. Vann Woodward's The Burden of Southern History remains one of the essential history texts of our time. In it Woodward brilliantly addresses the interrelated themes of southern identity, southern  Read more...

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