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Big Dam Backlash Rising in the Sun Belt

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses how the Sun Belt's elaborate hydraulic system of ponds, reservoirs, dams, and channelized streams supported the region's vast demographic and economic constituencies. However, ... More


Countryside Conservatism and Conservation

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter delves into how Savannah River valley residents had organized to oppose aspects of Georgia's and South Carolina's hydraulic waterscape. Aside from the Flint River case, southerners had a ... More


A Keystone Dam and Georgia’s New Ocean

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter talks about how, in the last half-century, longtime valley residents, including those forced to move and make way for the Clarks Hill reservoir, had to share a transformed landscape. The ... More


Taken and Delivered: The Chattooga River

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses how a coalition of postwar southerners reevaluated those old supply solutions to the region's water problems—dams and reservoirs—and moved in a completely different direction. ... More


Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Christopher J. Manganiello

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Why has the American South—a place with abundant rainfall—became embroiled in intrastate wars over water? Why did unpredictable flooding come to characterize southern waterways, and how did a region ... More


Water and Power

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0009
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This concluding chapter chronicles the book's demonstration of the crucial role of human manipulation and use of river basins in the region's modernization between the New South and Sun Belt eras. ... More


Introduction: Making Country Music “Progressive”

Travis D. Stimeling

in Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks: The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747474
eISBN:
9780199896981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747474.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The introduction outlines the main topics, points of discussion and arguments of this book. At the beginning of the 1970s, “progressive country music” seemed to be a contradiction in terms, the ... More


New Deal Big Dam Consensus

Christopher J. Manganiello

in Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620053
eISBN:
9781469623306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620053.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at how Southern Democrats and boosters capitalized on the Corps' Great Depression knowledge and experience. They revised the New Deal big dam consensus' water and energy program ... More


Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

David S. Brown

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Richard Hofstadter (1916–70) was America's most distinguished historian of the twentieth century. The author of several groundbreaking books, including The American Political Tradition, he was a ... More


Private Prisons: Where the Sunbelt Casts Its Global Shadow

Volker Janssen

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter considers privatization, private prisons, and prison services outsourcing within a Sun Belt to Global South framework. Eschewing the inclination to frame the Sunbelt as a region that ... More


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