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The burden of southern history

The burden of southern history

Author: Comer Vann Woodward
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Updated 3rd edView all editions and formats

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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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Comer Vann Woodward
ISBN: 9780807133804 0807133809
OCLC Number: 937985151
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxx, 304 p. ; 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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