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One. The Changing South

  1. Mitchell B. Lerner
  1. Jeff Woods

Published Online: 19 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch1

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson

How to Cite

Woods, J. (2011) The Changing South, in A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson (ed M. B. Lerner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347494.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Arkansas Tech University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333893

Online ISBN: 9781444347494



  • pre-presidential years;
  • the changing South;
  • LBJ, as a Southerner;
  • reductionist definitions of the “South”;
  • Johnson, like the South, far from static;
  • LBJ, and the black minorities;
  • Johnson biographers, LBJ's ebb and flow;
  • speaking Southern, a regional identity;
  • endemic Southern problems;
  • LBJ's fight, over 1964 Civil Rights Bill


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