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The burden of Southern history

Author: C Vann Woodward
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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In this book, the author addresses the interrelated themes of southern identity, southern distinctiveness, and the strains of irony that characterize much of the South's historical experience.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.
Burden of Southern history.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press [1968]
(OCoLC)556701363
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward
ISBN: 0807101338 9780807101339
OCLC Number: 167923
Description: xvi, 250 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The search for Southern Identity --
The historical dimension --
John Brown's private war --
Equality: the deferred commitment --
The political legacy of the first Reconstruction --
A Southern critique for the Gilded Age --
The populist heritage and the intellectual --
What happened to the Civil Rights Movement --
The irony of Southern history --
A second look at the theme of irony.
Responsibility: C. Vann Woodward.

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In this book, the author addresses the interrelated themes of southern identity, southern distinctiveness, and the strains of irony that characterize much of the South's historical experience.

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