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. It examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose. It covers the development of European outposts in the 16th Century, the Southern colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War and its aftermath. It explores the underlying topics and themes of the Southern way of life.
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(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
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Author Biography - J. William Harris
J. William Harris is Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He is the author of Plain Folk and Gentry in a Slave Society (1995) and Deep Souths: Delta, Piedmont, and Sea Island Society in the Age of Segregation (2001).