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Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Martin Ruef

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

At the center of the upheavals brought by emancipation in the American South was the economic and social transition from slavery to modern capitalism. This book examines how this institutional change ... More


Inventing George Whitefield

Jessica M. Parr

in Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Whitefield began his missionary career believing that he was a reformer in conversation with the Church of England about religious toleration. By the time Whitefield died in September 1770, he was ... More


True Relics of the Old South: Slave Stereotypes and Tourism

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre

in Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036953
eISBN:
9780813038667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036953.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Images associated with slavery in their own peculiar way made the South a more distinctive vacation spot. These images cleared a path for sectional reconciliation by tightening the bonds between the ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Cawood McIntyre

in Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036953
eISBN:
9780813038667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036953.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores how and when the South developed as a tourist commodity. It begins in the late 1830s when the first promotional works on the South were published and ended in 1920 when the notion ... More


De Bow's Review: The Antebellum Vision of a New South

John F. Kvach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144207
eISBN:
9780813144481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between 1846 and 1867 J. D. B. De Bow, the editor of De Bow’s Review, promoted agricultural reform, urbanization, industrialization, and commercial development in the nineteenth-century American ... More


Tomorrow Is Another Day: New Women in the New South

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.13
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In this Epilogue, disparate visions of young women in the antebellum South—conservative vs. progressive, reactionary vs. rebellious—are examined, along with the emergence of a conflicted image of ... More


Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

John Mayfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033372
eISBN:
9780813039480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033372.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a reappraisal of Southern manhood and identity that uses humor and humorists to carry the reader into the very heart of antebellum culture. What does it mean to be a man in the pre-Civil ... More


Yankee She-Men and Octoroon Electra: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve on Slavery, Race, and Abolition

David Lupher and Elizabeth Vandiver

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the writings of the eminent 19th-century American classicist Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, founder of the first graduate program in classics in the United States and apologist ... More


Scarlett and Her Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Anya Jabour

in Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831014
eISBN:
9781469605166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887646_jabour.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book explores the meaning of southern womanhood from the vantage point of young, elite, white women in the Old South during the mid-nineteenth-century. Drawing on the personal writings of more ... More


“Is It Okay to Talk about Slaves?”: Segregating the Past in Historic Charleston

Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts explore what they call the “highly bifurcated” tourism they found in Charleston, South Carolina, heralded as “America’s Most Historic City.” As Kytle and Roberts ... More


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