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The burden of southern history

Author: C Vann Woodward
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated 3rd edView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.
Burden of Southern history.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward
ISBN: 9780807149478 0807149470
OCLC Number: 781615053
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
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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