The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism.
By: Lassiter, Matthew D.
Contributor(s): Crespino, Joseph.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009Description: 1 online resource (361 p.).ISBN: 9780199742332.Subject(s): African Americans -- Segregation -- Historiography | Exceptionalism -- Southern States | Group identity -- Southern States | Regionalism -- Southern States -- Historiography | Southern States -- Historiography | Southern States -- Social conditions | United States -- Race relations -- HistoriographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Myth of Southern ExceptionalismDDC classification: 975.043 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Contributors; Introduction: The End of Southern History; Part I: The Northern Mystique; Part II: Imagining the South; Part III: Border Crossings; Part IV: Political Realignment; Index
More than one-third of the population of the United States now lives in the South, a region where politics, race relations, and the economy have changed dramatically since World War II. Yet historians and journalists continue to disagree over whether the modern South is dominating, deviating from, or converging with the rest of the nation. Has the time come to declare the end of southern history? And how do the stories of American history change if the South is no longer seen as a region apart--as the conservative counterpoint to a liberal national ideal? The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism ch
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