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“A wealthy and various examine the numerous identities of a wealthy and numerous zone. greater than an homage to a talented historian, it's a stand-alone, interdisciplinary inquiry into simply how complex this factor known as ‘the South’ might be. It’s all right here, from literature to politics, race to faith, gender to family tree, previous South to New—with voodoo and a doomed barge canal as extra twists. attention-grabbing and totally up-to-date.”—John Mayfield, writer of Counterfeit Gentlemen

 
“Honors a very preeminent student with essays of very top of the range and transparent importance. No historian has assayed the ‘southern personality’ extra cogently than has Bertram Wyatt-Brown. From begin to end all through this quantity his former scholars confirm his nice achievements and convincingly intricate on them.”—James Stewart, Macalester collage emeritus
 
Bertram Wyatt-Brown (b. 1932) is considered one of America’s such a lot famous and quoted historians. His paintings on honor, conflict, manhood, and faith, in addition to his deeply interdisciplinary method, has profoundly stimulated the best way historians comprehend the South.
           
The essays during this quantity honor Wyatt-Brown and his paintings by utilizing the idea that of southern identities as a jumping-off element, analyzing a variety of subject matters. Southern personality explores Quaker antislavery in Virginia, Lincoln’s experience of southern honor, white and black makes use of of voodoo, modern southern conservatives’ fight for position, and the habit of accomplice girls in the course of Sherman’s invasion.
           
greater than a festschrift,this quantity demonstrates that southern id is plural, now not monolithic, and divulges how the region’s specialty marginalizes many populations that give a contribution to “southernness.”
 
Lisa Tendrich Frank is the editor of Women within the American Civil warfare: An Encyclopedia. She lives in Tallahassee, Florida. Daniel Kilbride,associateprofessor of heritage at John Carroll collage, is the writer of An American Aristocracy: Southern Planters in Antebellum Philadelphia.
 
A quantity within the sequence Southern Dissent, edited by means of Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller

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