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Published: 12 January 2007

416 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195315813

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Away Down South

A History of Southern Identity

James C. Cobb

  • Paints a brilliant portrait of southern identity, with an engaging blend of history, literature, and popular culture, from the seventeenth century Cavaliers and Uncle Tom's Cabin to Civil Rights museums and today's conflicts over the Confederate flag
  • Explains how the South first came to be seen--and then came to see itself--as a region apart from the rest of America
  • Offers a magisterial synthesis that combines rich scholarship with provocative new insights into what the South means to southerners and to America as well