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Still Fighting the Civil War : The American South and Southern History

By: Goldfield, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (396 p.).ISBN: 9780807152164.Subject(s): Southern States - Civilization | Southern States - History - Philosophy | Southern States - Social conditions | United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - InfluenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Still Fighting the Civil War : The American South and Southern HistoryDDC classification: 975 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface to the Updated Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Past Is; New Traditions; The Orthodox Church; Counterculture; 2 God-Haunted; Blessed Defeat; Rituals of Faith; Making Good Christians; Black Branches; Dissenters; Civil Religion and Civil Rights; 3 Culture Protestants; 4 Pretty Women; The Woman's War; Support and Sacrifice; Masks; Beneath the Pedestal; Keepers of the Past with an Eye to the Future; Suffering Suffrage; 5 Lady Insurrectionists; The Opening; Clubbing; Women's Work; False Chivalry; Lifting As We Climb; 6 A Woman's Movement; Off the Pedestal
Daughter of the ConfederacyFreedom's Midwives; Take It Like a Man; Gender Agenda; 7 Colors; Fluid Dynamics; Redeemed, Again; Exile; Reading, Writing, and Race; Alabaster Cities; Mirror Images; 8 Sharings; Revelation; The Offering; Signs; 9 New Battlegrounds, Old Strategies; Voting Rights and Wrongs; Schools: Burdens of Race and History; Natural and Unnatural; Work: Ebb and Flow; 10 Measures; Southerners; Silences; 11 Histories; Not Forgotten; Inclusion; 12 The Real War; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary: In the updated edition of his sweeping narrative on southern history, David Goldfield brings this extensive study into the present with a timely assessment of the unresolved issues surrounding the Civil War's sesquicentennial commemoration. Traversing a hundred and fifty years of memory, Goldfield confronts the remnants of the American Civil War that survive in the hearts of many of the South's residents and in the national news headlines of battle flags, racial injustice, and religious conflicts. Goldfield candidly discusses how and why white southern men fashioned the myths of the Lost Cause
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Cover; Contents; Preface to the Updated Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Past Is; New Traditions; The Orthodox Church; Counterculture; 2 God-Haunted; Blessed Defeat; Rituals of Faith; Making Good Christians; Black Branches; Dissenters; Civil Religion and Civil Rights; 3 Culture Protestants; 4 Pretty Women; The Woman's War; Support and Sacrifice; Masks; Beneath the Pedestal; Keepers of the Past with an Eye to the Future; Suffering Suffrage; 5 Lady Insurrectionists; The Opening; Clubbing; Women's Work; False Chivalry; Lifting As We Climb; 6 A Woman's Movement; Off the Pedestal

Daughter of the ConfederacyFreedom's Midwives; Take It Like a Man; Gender Agenda; 7 Colors; Fluid Dynamics; Redeemed, Again; Exile; Reading, Writing, and Race; Alabaster Cities; Mirror Images; 8 Sharings; Revelation; The Offering; Signs; 9 New Battlegrounds, Old Strategies; Voting Rights and Wrongs; Schools: Burdens of Race and History; Natural and Unnatural; Work: Ebb and Flow; 10 Measures; Southerners; Silences; 11 Histories; Not Forgotten; Inclusion; 12 The Real War; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y

In the updated edition of his sweeping narrative on southern history, David Goldfield brings this extensive study into the present with a timely assessment of the unresolved issues surrounding the Civil War's sesquicentennial commemoration. Traversing a hundred and fifty years of memory, Goldfield confronts the remnants of the American Civil War that survive in the hearts of many of the South's residents and in the national news headlines of battle flags, racial injustice, and religious conflicts. Goldfield candidly discusses how and why white southern men fashioned the myths of the Lost Cause

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<p>David Goldfield is Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the author and editor of sixteen books on the American South, most recently America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation, and serves as editor of the LSU Press series Making the Modern South.</p>

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