The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877

The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877

Author(s): J. William Harris

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631209638

Online ISBN: 9780470773338

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773338

About this Book

This concise overview of the history and historiography of the American South puts the major problems and issues of that region into clear, accessible prose.


  • Examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose.
  • Covers the development of European outposts in the 16th Century, the Southern colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War and its aftermath.
  • Explores the underlying topics and themes of the Southern way of life.

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