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Published: 26 May 2011

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780195384024

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The Old South's Modern Worlds

Slavery, Region, and Nation in the Age of Progress

Edited by L. Diane Barnes, Edited by Brian Schoen, and Edited by Frank Towers

  • Draws upon new scholarship on modernity to demonstrate how deeply the antebellum South embraced modern developments and were transformed by them.
  • Brings together original essays by a number of senior and junior historians.
  • Explores topics such as free black and slave charitable work, male sexuality, and urban growth rates.

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