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An Old Creed for the New South

John David Smith

An Old Creed for the New South

Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, 1865-1918

by John David Smith

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Social history,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Slavery,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Historiography,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11315300M
    ISBN 100809328445
    ISBN 109780809328444

      The South still lies about the Civil War Outside academia, the New South creed, popularized by Atlanta newspaper editor Henry Grady in an . An Old Creed for the New South: Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, - Ebook written by John David Smith. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read An Old Creed for the New South: Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, Author: John David Smith.

      New South, New South Democracy or New South Creed is a phrase that has been used intermittently since the American Civil War to describe the American South, after The term "New South" is used in contrast to the Old South of the plantation system of the antebellum period. The term has been used with different applications in mind.   Of those who rejected what came to be called “the New South Creed,” Robert Lewis Dabney stands out as the most significant and the most deserving of reconsideration. Born of aristocratic Virginia parents in , Dabney was reared in a staunchly “old school” Presbyterian home in .

      In my opinion the "Old South" was a myth and so is the "New South." If anyone wants to read some good books about the south, I recommend John Reed's. His father lives here-was one of our leading surgeons. An Old Creed for the New South is a most thoughtful study of the emerging interpretations of antebellum slavery in the immediate post-Civil War period and in the historical literature in the first half-century after emancipation. The analysis of the major (and minor) historians who helped shape the historical study of slavery--from Holst to.


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The analysis of the major (and minor) historians who helped shape the historical study of slavery--from Holst to. Paul Gaston was born and reared in Fairhope, Alabama, about which he has written two books.

He is also the author of The New South Creed, winner of the Lillian Smith Award for distinguished writing about the South. He is a past president of the Southern Regional Council and has been a frequent visitor in South Africa. An Old Creed for the New South: Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, (Southern Illinois University Press, Smith, Mark M.

The Old South (Malden, Mass: Blackwell Publishers, ). Wertenbaker, Thomas Jefferson. Old South The Founding Of American Civilazation () online free; Wyatt-Brown, Bertram. The New South. This is the currently selected item. Practice: The South after the Civil War.

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' and find homework help for other History questions at eNotes. The “New South Creed” had become a myth. It would disappear, to be revived in a book by historian Paul Gaston, but the concept of the “New South” the Creed purported to describe has remained an integral part of the region’s identity.

An Old Creed for the New South: Proslavery Ideology and Historiography, details the slavery debate from the Civil War through World War I. Award-winning historian John David Smith argues that African American slavery remained a salient metaphor for how Americans interpreted contemporary race relations decades after the Civil War.

First published inThe New South Creed has lost none of its usefulness to anyone examining the dream of a new South -- prosperous, powerful, racially harmonious -- that developed in the three decades after the Civil War, and the transformation of that dream into widely accepted myths, shielding and perpetuating a conservative, racist society.

In his book An Old Creed for the New South, John David Smith notes that bya year many historians consider part of the “nadir” of Black American life, white historians were producing studies of slavery at unprecedented rates.

Though many works were well-researched. From the seventeenth century Cavaliers and Uncle Tom's Cabin to Civil Rights museums and today's conflicts over the Confederate flag, here is a brilliant portrait of southern identity, served in an engaging blend of history, literature, and popular culture.

In this insightful book, written with dry wit and sharp insight, James C. Cobb explains how the South first came to be seen--and then came. The creed of the old South, [Gildersleeve, Basil L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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"New South Creed" a phrase that has been used intermittently since the American Civil War to describe the American South, in whole or in part.

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Shaw. Refbacks. There are currently no : Barton C. Shaw.welcome opportunity for me to reflect on the book's intellectual moorings and origins, and to comment on its method, arguments, reception, and value today.

An Old Creed began as a doctoral dissertation in the s at the University of Kentucky under the direction of Charles P. Roland, an authority on the Civil War and southern by: