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Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South

edited by William A. Link, David Brown, Brian Ward, and Martyn Bone
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013]
Language
English
Variant Title
Creating citizenship in the 19th century South
ISBN
9780813044132 (hardback : alk. paper), 0813044138 (hardback : alk. paper)
Summary
An edited collection resulting from four international conferences held between 2008 and 2010 on the theme of citizenship in the nineteenth-century American South.
Contents
  • Part 1: Citizenship in an enslaved society
  • 1. "Ter show yo de value of slaves": The pricing of human property / Daina Ramey Berry
  • 2. Rewriting the free negro past: Joseph Lumpkin, proslavery ideology, and citizenship in Antebellum Georgia / Watson Jennison
  • 3. Free people of color, expulsion, and enslavement in the Antebellum South / Emily West
  • 4. Citizenship, democracy, and the structure of politics in the old South: John Calhoun's conundrum / David Brown
  • Part 2: Reconstructing citizenship
  • 5. Personal reconstructions: Confederates as citizens in the post-Civil War South / James J. Broomall
  • 6. Citizenship and racial order in post-Civil War Atlanta / William A. Link
  • 7. Antithesis of Union men and Confederate rebels: loyal citizenship in the post-Civil War South / Susanna Michele Lee
  • Part 3: Reimagining citizenship
  • 8. Dark Satanic fields: Uncle Tom's cabin, industrialization, and the U.S. imperial imaginary / Jennifer Rae Greeson
  • 9. Fables of the reconstruction: the citizen as character / Scott Romine
  • 10. White supremacy and the question of black citizenship in the post-emancipation South / Daryl Michael Scott
  • 11. Tolentino, Cable, and Tourgee confront the new South and the new imperialism / Peter Schmidt
  • Epilogue: Place as everywhere: on globalizing the American South / Michael O'brien.
Description
viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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