The Southern Historian

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From the Editor's Desk The Southern Historian is pleased to present its thirty-
fourth issue, in which we continue our tradition of interviews with prominent
southern historians. This year's interview is with Dr. J. Mills Thornton, recently
retired from an impressive career at the University of Michigan. His works include
Politics and Power in a Slave Society: Alabama, 1800-1860, and Dividing Lines:
Municipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham,
and Selma.

The Historian Behind The History

Author: Megan L. Bever
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817318518
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In 1980, the Beta-omicron Chapter ofPhi alpha Theta at the university of alabama
began putting out a biannual publication that has since become the Southern
Historian, an annual journal that features peer- reviewed articles and book
reviews written and edited solely by graduate students across the united States.
In 2004 the journal's editors, Jonathan Hooks and Christian McWhirter,
envisioned a broader impact for their publication and decided that the Southern
Historian should ...

The Civil War

Author: Grady McWhiney
Publisher: State House Press
ISBN: 9781893114494
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Acclaimed historian Grady McWhiney presents a concise, well-balanced guide to the principal issues and personalities of America's most painful period--The Civil War.

C Vann Woodward

Author: John Herbert Roper
ISBN: 9780820341071
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In this collection of essays, leading historians examine his writings and reveal his contributions as an activist scholar."

Clio S Southern Sisters

Author: Constance B. Schulz
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826264282
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D. H.: Well, absolutely, I think that one of the major goals—and I'm talking strictly
in a professional sense of the Southern Association for Women Historians—is to
provide skill training. I'm talking about leadership skills, exposure to ease the
path into the larger organizational structure. Also, being an organized body, we
are able to identify those women with talents and suggest them to nominating
committees and other positions: those nonelected positions like membership on
all kinds ...

William Faulkner And The Southern Landscape

Author: Charles Shelton Aiken
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820332194
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Now she can rest in peace.62 Failure of the Southern Confederacy The crucial
aspect of the Civil War was the southern states' failure to successfully secede
from the United States and create the Confederate States of America. Historians
have long debated the causes of the South's lack of success. James McPherson
divides the reasons why the South lost the war into four categories.63 First, from
the beginning of the conflict the Confederate States confronted overwhelming

Reading Southern History

Author: Glenn Feldman
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817311025
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For critical analyses of Woodward's work on Southern topics, see idem, ed., C.
Vann Woodward:A Southern Historian andHis Critics (Athens: University of
Georgia Press, 1997), hereinafter cited as Woodward. See also Glenn Feldman, “
C. Vann Woodward: Liberalism, Iconoclasm, Irony, and Belles-Lettres in
Southern History,” Southern Humanities Review 29(Spring 1995): 127–44. Potter
quoted in Roper, C. Vann Woodward, Southerner, 194; see also inter- views:
Woodward, 18 and ...

History And The Christian Historian

Author: Ronald Wells
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802845368
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LEONARD The Southern Baptist Convention is the largest Protestant
denomination in the United States, claiming more than fifteen million members in
almost forty thousand churches. While its strength remains primarily in the South
and Southwest, its influence and constituency are spread throughout the nation.
Founded in 1845 as a result of the controversy over slavery, the SBC created a
powerful programmatic identity for its people, a spiritual and regional legacy
closely connected ...

The Southern State Of Mind

Author: Jan Nordby Gretlund
Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
ISBN: 9781570033124
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In effect, the changes in the material fabric of Southern society between the
1940s and the 1980s confirmed the transfer to the market economy and
completed the commodification of most of the adult population of the South. In the
words of one Southern historian, writing in 1995: "A dynamic free-flowing work
force unburdened by labor union membership, unity, or much in the way of state
protection or social legislation complemented the drive for economic growth
while it undermined ...

Writing On The Southern Front

Author: Joseph Scotchie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351402765
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Historian. Defending Dixie: Essays in Southern History and Culture. Clyde Wilson
. Columbia: The Foundation for American Education. (2006) The title of this
review suggests that Clyde Wilson is a popular figure, known to the public. It's not
the case, at least not yet, but Wilson, who recently retired as a longtime professor
of history at the University of South Carolina, has a loyal band of readers and
students ranging far and wide across the South and indeed, the nation. The title, I
believe ...