The Southern Tradition
Achievement and Limitations of an American Conservatism New edition
By (author) Eugene D. Genovese
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Southern Tradition by Eugene D. Genovese
Book DescriptionIn recent years American conservatism has found a new voice. But what seems new, Eugene Genovese shows us, may in fact have very old roots. Tracing a certain strain of conservatism to its sources in a rich southern tradition, his book opens a powerful perspective on the politics of our day. As much a work of political and moral philosophy as one of history, "The Southern Tradition" reconstitutes the historical canon, re-envisions the strengths and weaknesses of the conservative tradition, and broadens the spectrum of political debate for our own time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674825284
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Eugene D. Genovese
Fatal Self-Deception, Paperback (October 2011)
This book discusses how slaveholders perpetuated and rationalized a romanticized version of life on the plantation.
Slavery in White and Black, Paperback (October 2008)
This book asks to what extent Southern slaveholders believed the doctrine that enslavement was the best possible condition for all labor.
Mind of the Master Class, Paperback (October 2005)
The Mind of the Master Class tells of America's greatest historical tragedy.
Roll, Jordan, Roll, Paperback (January 1976)» View all books by Eugene D. Genovese
A definitive account of slave life in the Old South and the role of the slaves in fashioning a Black national culture.
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Author Biography - Eugene D. Genovese
Eugene Genovese is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the University Center in Atlanta, Georgia. His books include the award-winning Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made.
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