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New PDF release: A Mythic Land Apart: Reassessing Southerners and Their

By Thomas H. Appleton, John David Smith

ISBN-10: 031329304X

ISBN-13: 9780313293047

Utilizing biographical, demographic, political, social, and cultural ways, the 9 essays during this publication offer a probing examine the South's range and its very important position within the nationwide earlier. The authors discover the strain among the South's well-worn mythic pictures and the variety that bred such influential leaders as Philip Mazzei, Henry Clay, A. B. chuffed Chandler, and John Sherman Cooper. The chapters illustrate the South's complexity in assessing the region's simple folks, slave panics, army approach, racial reform, and temperance flow. The ebook untangles the South's mythology and gives clean and penetrating insights into the continuing reassessment of the region.

Written via major specialists at the South's wealthy earlier, this e-book offers 9 essays at the historical past of the South. using biographical, demographic, political, social, and cultural techniques, the essays offer a probing examine the South's range and its vital position within the nationwide prior. The authors discover the stress among the South's well-worn photographs and the range that bred such influential leaders as Philip Mazzei, Henry Clay, A. B. satisfied Chandler, and John Sherman Cooper.

The South has continually been a land of complexity and alter. A Mythic Land Apart illustrates this in assessing the region's undeniable folks, slave panics, army method, racial reform, and temperance flow. no matter if captured in fiction, movie, or historic literature, the South's historical past is still intertwined with its mythic self. The essays during this publication untangle the South's mythololgy and provide clean and penetrating insights into the continuing reassessment of the region.

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52. D. , Boston University, 1966), viii; Krout, The Origins of Prohibition, 209. 53. Beattie, “Sons of Temperance,” xi, 137–38, 149, ix; Krout, The Origins of Prohibition, 209, 211–12. 54. Kentucky Acts (1845), 77–78. 55. Beattie, “Sons of Temperance,” 410. 56. Dispensation from James B. Redd, Grand Worthy Patriarch of the Grand Division of Kentucky, Sons of Temperance, to H. E. Guerrant and others to organize a division of the Sons of Temperance at Sharpsburg, Signed May 12, 1847, in Henry Ellis Guerrant Papers, The Filson Club, Louisville.

77. [Lexington] Kentucky New Era, June 3, 10, 1853. 78. , June 17, 1853. 79. Louisville Daily Journal, July 19, 22 (quotation), 1853. Temperance to Prohibition in Antebellum Kentucky 41 80. Connelley and Coulter, History of Kentucky, 2:774. ” Ibid. 81. Louisville Daily Journal, July 19, 26, 1853. 82. Frederick A. , A Sesquicentennial History of Kentucky, 4 vols. (Hopkinsville, KY, 1945), 1:397. In fact, the Whig majority in the Senate increased from two to eight seats. See Turner, “Kentucky State Politics in the Early 1850s,” 138.

A Sesquicentennial History of Kentucky, 4 vols. (Hopkinsville, KY, 1945), 1:397. In fact, the Whig majority in the Senate increased from two to eight seats. See Turner, “Kentucky State Politics in the Early 1850s,” 138. 83. [Lexington] Kentucky New Era, July 22, August 5, 1853. 84. , August 12, 19, 26, 1853. 85. For example, Covington Journal, August 6, 1853. 86. Louisville Daily Journal, August 11, 1853. 87. Turner, “Kentucky State Politics in the Early 1850s,” 138–39. 88. Wallace B. D. , University of Kentucky, 1954), 274–75; Kentucky Senate Journal (1853–54), 155–56; Kentucky House Journal (1853–54), 164–66.

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