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Honor and violence in the Old South / Bertram Wyatt-Brown.

By: Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 1932-.
Contributor(s): Wyatt-Brown, Bertram, 1932-. Southern honor.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1986Description: x, 270 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0195042417 (alk. paper); 9780195042412 (alk. paper); 0195042425 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195042429 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Southern States -- Civilization | Southern States -- Moral conditionsDDC classification: 975 LOC classification: F209 | .W895 1986Other classification: HS 1070 | NP 6020
Contents:
pt. 1. Foundations: Honor in literary perspective. The nature of primal honor. Gentility. Family. Sexual honor, expectation, and shame -- pt. 2. Public ethics: Hospitality, gambling, and personal combat. Policing slave society : insurrectionary scares. Tar and feathers : community disorder. Anatomy of a wife-killing.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
F209 .W895 1986 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100011212

Abridged ed. of: Southern honor. 1982.

Bibliography: p. [249]-262.

Includes index.

pt. 1. Foundations: Honor in literary perspective. The nature of primal honor. Gentility. Family. Sexual honor, expectation, and shame -- pt. 2. Public ethics: Hospitality, gambling, and personal combat. Policing slave society : insurrectionary scares. Tar and feathers : community disorder. Anatomy of a wife-killing.

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Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Richard J. Milbauer Professor of History at the University of Florida

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