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Introduction Religion and the search for Southern distinctiveness

Mitchell Snay

in Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807846872.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Introduction focuses on Southern identity in the religious sphere. It discusses the impact of sectional controversy over slavery in various areas of Southern life. The need for a religious ... More


The Roots of Southern Identity

Christopher A. Cooper and H. Gibbs Knotts

in Resilience of Southern Identity: Why the South Still Matters in the Minds of Its People

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631059
eISBN:
9781469631073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631059.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

“The Roots of Southern Identity,” grounds the book within the larger context of regional identity and social identity before turning attention directly to the issues of southern identity and southern ... More


Conclusion: America's Appointment with Destiny—A Cautionary Tale

Glenn Feldman

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This conclusion connects the southern experience to the national one. It explores in detail the southern (and increasingly American) propensity for plain people to put emotional issues ahead of their ... More


Introduction: Has the South Become Republican?

Glenn Feldman

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction lays out the book's central themes: namely the question of whether or not the South has become a Republican stronghold where it was once Democratic. The chapter stresses the ... More


Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042409
eISBN:
9780252051241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042409.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This collection of nine original essays explores the development of a modern criminal justice system in the Jim Crow South, from the 1890s through the 1950s. It covers key transformations surrounding ... More


Conclusion Religion, the origins of Southern nationalism, and the coming of the Civil War

Mitchell Snay

in Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807846872.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter examines the role of religion in contributing to the growth of Southern distinctiveness and eventually in the coming of the Civil War. Religion played a crucial role in the development of ... More


Introduction

Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring

in Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042409
eISBN:
9780252051241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042409.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction outlines the central themes of this collection: the problem of southern distinctiveness; the modernization of the criminal justice system and the centralization of state power; and ... More


Conclusion

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The concluding chapter summarizes key findings of the volume and points the way toward areas of future research and analysis of southern politics. It offers some projections about the future of the ... More


How the South Has Changed and Its Impact on National Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the changing landscape of Southern politics over the past half century and provides the framework for the rest of the volume. In so doing it showcases the crucial differences ... More


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