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The Status Quo Society, the Rope of Religion, and the New Racism

Glenn Feldman

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relationship between religion and politics in the American South. The history of the South has been, most fundamentally, the ... More


Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Melissa Walker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The industrial expansion of the twentieth century brought with it a profound shift away from traditional agricultural modes and practices in the American South. The forces of economic ... More


The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Joseph A. Fry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Place matters in how Americans have responded to and sought to influence US foreign policy. The dynamic of domestic regional influence on US foreign relations was especially apparent in the American ... More


Billy Graham, Civil Rights, and the Changing Postwar South

Steven P. Miller

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the story of white southerner civil rights activist Billy Graham. It explores Graham's efforts to encourage the American South to accept peacefully the demise of racial ... More


Introduction

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about farmers in the American South and their stories. This book focuses on the major themes in rural southerners' narratives of ... More


Home and Hearth: Women, the Klan, Conservative Religion, and Traditional Family Values

Glenn Feldman

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines women, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), and traditional family values and conservative religion in the American South. It discusses the tendency of many Catholics in the region to allow ... More


The Merchant Family in the Antebellum South

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the characteristics of the merchant family in the antebellum American South. It explains that the family was the center of southern merchant culture and the ties between ... More


Teaching Region

Dwight B. Billings, Gina Caison, David A. Davis, Laura Hernández-Ehrisman, Philip Joseph, Kent C. Ryden, and Emily Satterwhite

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The final chapter in this book examines pedagogies of place. The seven authors discuss the pitfalls and promises of teaching regional studies in or on Appalachia, the South and Southwest, the ... More


That which God Hath Put Asunder: White Baptists, Black Aliens, and the Southern Social Order, 1890 –1920

Fred Arthur Bailey

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores Southern Baptist racial ideology during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the American South. It clarifies the enduring ties between racial conservatism and ... More


Introduction

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the merchant culture in the antebellum American South during the period from 1820 to 1865 and how it was affected by the ... More


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