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Dixie's Forgotten People: The South's Poor Whites


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Oktober 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"The best sort of introductory study... packed with enlighteninginformation." -- The Times Literary Supplement
Poor whiteshave been isolated from mainstream white Southern culture and have been in turnstereotyped as rednecks and Holy Rollers, discriminated against, and misunderstood.In their isolation, they have developed a unique subculture and defended it with atenacity and pride that puzzles and confuses the larger society. Written 25 yearsago, this book was one scholar's attempt to understand these people and theirculture. For this new edition, Wayne Flynt has provided a new retrospectiveintroduction and an up-to-date bibliography.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction (2004)1. The Invisible Poor: Toward a Definition of Southern Poor Whites 2. Dogtrots and Jack Tales: Toward a Definition of Poor White Culture 3. "Lint Heads" and "Diggers": The Forgotten People of the New South, 1865-1920 4. Progress and Poverty, Southern Style: The 1920s and 1930s 5. Southern Poverty Forgotten and Discovered--Again 6. Appalachian Spring--and Winter 7. "A time to weep, a time to laugh ... "

Portrait

Wayne Flynt is Distinguished Professor of History at Auburn University.

Pressestimmen

"The best sort of introductory study ... packed with enlightening information." - The Times Literary Supplement
EAN: 9780253217363
ISBN: 0253217369
Untertitel: Second. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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