Downs, Robert B. 1903-1991.

Books that changed the South / by Robert B. Downs. - Totowa, N.J. : Littlefield, Adams, 1977. - xvii, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. - A Littlefield, Adams quality paperback ; no. 326 .

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 283-285.

The first American: Captain John Smith's The general historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles -- An American Pepys: William Byrd's History of the dividing line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina -- American statesman: Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia -- Terrestrial paradise: William Bartram's Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida -- History versus legend: Mason Locke Weem's The life of Washington the Great -- Folk hero: A narrative of the life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee -- Yarns of frontier life: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet's Georgia scenes -- Slave plantation: Frances Anne Kemble's Journal of a resident on a Georgian plantation in 1838-1839 -- From slavery to freedom: Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave written by himself -- Political philosopher: John Caldwell Calhoun's A disquisition on government -- Hated helper: Hinton Rowan Helper's The impending crisis of the South: how to meet it -- Southern traveler: Frederick Law Olmsted's The cotton kingdom -- Southern panorama: Edward King's The great South -- Romantic New Orleans: George W. Cable's Old Creole days -- Black folk tales: Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus: his songs and his sayings -- Father of waters: Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi -- Moonlight and magnolia: Thomas Nelson Page's In ole Virginia -- The great compromiser: Booker Taliaferro Washington's Up from slavery -- Black Protestant: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois's The souls of Black folk -- Hymn of hate: Thomas Dixon's The clansman: a historical romance of the Ku Klux Klan -- Antebellum South: Ulrich Bonnell Phillip's Life and labor in the old South -- Nostalgia for never-never land: Twelve Southerners' I'll take my stand -- Regional inventory: Howard W. Odum's Southern regions of the United States -- Nation within a nation: W.J. Cash's The mind of the South -- Reconstruction to the new freedom: C. Vann Woodward's Origins of the new South, 1877-1913. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.

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Books--Reviews.


Southern States--Civilization.

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