The American South: A History

The American South: A History

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In The American South: A History, Fifth Edition, William J. Cooper, Jr., Thomas E. Terrill, and Christopher Childers demonstrate their belief that it is impossible to divorce the history of the South from the history of the United States. The authors' analysis underscores the ...

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ISBN-13: 9781442262287
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2016
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

William J. Cooper, Jr. is the Boyd Professor of History at Louisiana State University. Thomas E. Terrill is emeritus professor of history at the University of South Carolina.

Table of Contents

Preface Prologue: The Enduring South List of Maps Map Essay: The Geography of the South Chapter 1: The Beginnings Chapter 2: The Economic and Social World Chapter 3: The Intellectual, Political, and Religious World Chapter 4: The Revolution Chapter 5: The South in the New Nation Chapter 6: Republican Ascendancy Chapter 7: A New Political Structure Chapter 8: Plantations and Farms Chapter 9: The Institution of Slavery Chapter 10: The World of the Slaves Chapter 11: Learning, Letters, and Religion Chapter 12: The Free Social Order Chapter 13: Political Parties and the Territorial Issue Chapter 14: The Crisis of the Union Map Essay: The Geography of the Civil War Chapter 15: The Confederate Experience Chapter 16: After the War Biographies Bibliographical Essay Index About the Authors

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