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Title The myth of southern exceptionalism / edited by Matthew D. Lassiter and Joseph Crespino.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.043 MYTH    DUE 12-09-19
Physical description xi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The End of Southern History / Matthew D. Lassiter and Joseph Crespino -- Pt. I. The Northern Mystique -- 1. De Jure/De Facto Segregation: The Long Shadow of a National Myth / Matthew D. Lassiter -- 2. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Civil Rights Movement outside the South / Jeanne Theoharis -- 3. Blinded by a "Barbaric" South: Prison Horrors, Inmate Abuse, and the Ironic History of American Penal Reform / Heather Ann Thompson -- Pt. II. Imagining the South -- 4. Mississippi as Metaphor: Civil Rights, the South, and the Nation in the Historical Imagination / Joseph Crespino -- 5. Black as Folk: The Southern Civil Rights Movement and the Folk Music Revival / Grace Elizabeth Hale -- 6. Red Necks, White Sheets, and Blue States: The Persistence of Regionalism in the Politics of Hollywood / Allison Graham -- Pt. III. Border Crossings -- 7. A Nation in Motion: Norfolk, the Pentagon, and the Nationalization of the Metropolitan South, 1941-1953 / James T. Sparrow -- 8. The Cold War at the Grassroots: Militarization and Modernization in South Carolina / Kari Frederickson -- 9. African-American Suburbanization and Regionalism in the Modern South / Andrew Wiese -- 10. Latin American Immigration and the New Multiethnic South / Mary E. Odem -- Pt. IV. Political Realignment -- 11. Into the Political Thicket: Reapportionment and the Rise of Suburban Power / Douglas Smith -- 12. Beyond the Southern Cross: The National Origins of the Religious Right / Kevin M. Kruse -- 13. Neo-Confederacy versus the New Deal: The Regional Utopia of the Modern American Right / Nancy MacLean.
Other author Lassiter, Matthew D., 1970-
Crespino, Joseph.
Subject Regionalism -- Southern States -- Historiography.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Historiography.
Group identity -- Southern States.
Exceptionalism -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Historiography.
United States -- Race relations -- Historiography.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780195384741 (acid-free paper)
0195384741 (acid-free paper)
9780195384758 (paperback: acid-free paper)
019538475X (paperback: acid-free paper)