Henry Watterson and the new South : the politics of empire, free trade, and globalization / Daniel S. Margolies.
By: Margolies, Daniel S.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Topics in Kentucky history: Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 340 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780813171579 (electronic bk.); 0813171571 (electronic bk.); 9780813138527 (electronic bk.); 0813138523 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 | Newspaper editors -- United States -- Biography | Journalists -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Henry Watterson and the new South.DDC classification: 070.4/1092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-328) and index.
Introducation: a new empire for the new South -- Toward the star-eyed goddess -- Sound money, home rule, and free trade -- Democracy unterrified and undefiled -- The idiosyncrasy of the market -- The new new departure -- War has its compensations -- We done expanded -- Conclusion: the compromises of empire.
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Henry Watterson (1840-1921), editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal from the 1860s through WWI, was one of the most important and widely read newspaper editors in American history. An influential New South supporter of sectional reconciliation and economic development, Watterson was also the nation's premier advocate of free trade and globalization. Watterson's vision of a prosperous and independent South within an expanding American empire was unique among prominent Southerners and Democrats. He helped articulate the bipartisan embrace of globalization that accompanied America's rise to unm