The New South
By (author) J. William Harris
Normal Price: $56.99
Your Price: $51.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.56 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
New South by J. William Harris
Book DescriptionWilliam Harris, the editor of Routledge's The Old South: New Studies of Society and Culture, aims in The New South to introduce students to the historiography of this later volatile period of southern history, which starts from the racial segregation prevalent after the end of the Civil War and continues through the Civil Rights Movements of the 1950s and 1960s. For many years, this historiography centered on the writing of C. Vann Woodward. Woodward remains an important touchstone in the field, but in The New South, Harris gathers the most significant scholarship illustrating the range of challenges to Woodward's interpretation of the South, including the importance of place, the role of women, the significance of memory, and the story of the "long Civil Rights Movement." The collection also features an introduction to the historiography of the New South, and a Guide to Further Reading.
Buy New South book by J. William Harris from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415957311
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. William Harris
Hanging of Thomas Jeremiah, Paperback (March 2011)
In 1775, Thomas Jeremiah was one of fewer than 500 'Free Negros' in South Carolina and, with an estimated worth of GBP 1000, possibly the richest person of African descent in British North America. This title tells Jeremiah's story, illuminating the contradiction between a nation that would be born in a struggle for freedom and yet deny it.
Making of the American South, Paperback (December 2005)
This concise overview of the history and historiography of the American South puts the major problems and issues of that region into clear, accessible prose. * Examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose.
Society and Culture in the Slave South, Paperback (December 1992)» View all books by J. William Harris
Combining established work with that of recent provocative scholarship on the antebellum South, this collection of essays puts students in touch with some of the central debates in this field. Essays by Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Sterling Stuckey and Robert William Fogel are included.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about New South book by J. William Harris and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - J. William Harris
J. William Harris is a Carpenter Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He teaches and writes on the history of the U.S. South, the Civil War era, and African American History. He advises graduate students in these areas as well as other areas of U.S. social history, and teaches an advanced course in Quantitative Methods for Historians. He studied at M.I.T. and Johns Hopkins University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1982.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.