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William Faulkner and Southern History

Joel Williamson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

William Faulkner more than any other writer is intimately associated with the South about which he wrote. This biography reveals the man and his family and the ways in which southern culture and his ... More


Missionaries and Prophets

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the nature of the religious changes involved in successful Christian missions and the resulting expansion of Christianity in Asia and Africa: success that is impossible to ... More


Rebels In War and Peace: Their Ethos and Its Impact

Jason K. Phillips

in The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232024
eISBN:
9780823240494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232024.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers the following questions: First, why did some Confederates need “so much cumulative evidence” before they admitted defeat? In other words, how did ... More


Casseroles and Covered Dishes: Southern Baptist Women, Hospitality, and Friendship

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the role of casserole dishes in Southern Baptist life, focusing mostly on the hospitality and friendship shown among Southern Baptist women. Casseroles have become embedded in ... More


Introduction: A Native Informant’s Report from the Field

Douglas Harrison

in Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036972
eISBN:
9780252094095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036972.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter offers a scholarly glimpse into the world of southern gospel music from both a sacred and secular point of view. Here the author positions himself as both a gospel-music ... More


“Let the Cowards Vote as They Will, I’m for Prohibition Still”: Prohibition and the Southern Cult of Honor

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The concept of honor that was deeply ingrained in southern culture during the antebellum period tolerated and even encouraged men to engage in such activities as gambling, drinking, and ... More


Gracious Submission: Southern Baptist Women and the Family

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses Southern Baptist women and domesticity, which became important during the 1950s. By the 1960s however, the women's movement challenged the idealized notions of family and ... More


Conclusion

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While the prohibition movement did not originate in the South, it was in this region that it found its greatest success between 1880 and 1915. Most southerners were opposed to the cause during the ... More


Introduction

Bryan Albin Giemza

in Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the book, which aims to apply interdisciplinary perspectives to re-examine the Irish in the South, calling into question ... More


Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Mitchell Snay

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616155_Snay
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The centrality of religion in the life of the Old South, the strongly religious nature of the sectional controversy over slavery, and the close affinity between religion and antebellum American ... More


Afterword: Charles Reagan Wilson as Scholar, Editor, Innovator, and Resonator

Ted Ownby

in Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This afterword looks at a few of the features of Charles Reagan Wilson's scholarship that led so many people to gather to talk about southern religion and southern culture. Of the several ways ... More


Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Darren E. Grem, Ted Ownby, and James G., Jr. Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496820471
eISBN:
9781496820518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820471.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Over more than three decades of teaching at the University of Mississippi, Charles Reagan Wilson's research and writing transformed southern studies in key ways. This book pays tribute to, and ... More


Coloring between the Lines: Historiographies of Southern Anomaly

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines 19th- and 20th-century cultural representations of Asians, American Indians, and mestizos in southern culture. Situating the “partly colored” as interpretive occasions, it ... More


Fugitives Captured: The Wasteland of Southern Identity

Angie Maxwell

in The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611648
eISBN:
9781469614519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611648.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The public criticism of the South was not limited to religious fundamentalism, but spread to southern art and letters and culture in general. This chapter focuses on the Fugitive poets of Nashville, ... More


Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Olive Dame Campbell

Elizabeth M. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Olive Dame Campbell is best known as a ballad collector, but she was also a social reformer in Appalachia. Her diary is a the record of a trip that she and her husband, John C. Campbell, made in the ... More


From Reconstruction to Regeneration

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter provides foundational information for Wilson's religious self-description. Historians situate Wilson's ideological development within southern Presbyterianism, but rarely do they ... More


“A Lengthening Chain in the Shape of Memories”: The Irish and Southern Culture

William R Ferris

in Rethinking the Irish in the American South: Beyond Rounders and Reelers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037986
eISBN:
9781621039525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037986.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the ways in which the Irish have influenced southern culture. The author cites the affecting familial correspondence of his Irish ancestors in Mississippi as well as the deep ... More


This Ain't Chicago: Race, Class, and Regional Identity in the Post-Soul South

Zandria F. Robinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614229
eISBN:
9781469614243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614229.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When the author of this book returned home to interview African Americans in Memphis, she was often greeted with some version of the caution “I hope you know this ain't Chicago.” This work critiques ... More


Christianities in the Now South

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores the extent to which there still is a distinctive southern religion, characterized by a predominant evangelical Christianity, composed of white and black representative churches. ... More


Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Laurie B. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green
Subject:
History, African-American History

African American freedom is often defined in terms of emancipation and civil rights legislation, but it did not arrive with the stroke of a pen or the rap of a gavel. This book argues that no single ... More


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