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Books that changed the South / by Robert B. Downs.

By: Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham), 1903-1991.
Material type: TextTextSeries: A Littlefield, Adams quality paperback ; no. 326.Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Littlefield, Adams, 1977Description: xvii, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0822603268; 9780822603269.Subject(s): Books -- Reviews | Southern States -- CivilizationDDC classification: 028.1
Contents:
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.
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Bibliography: p. 283-285.

Includes index.

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

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