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7 edition of The Promise of the New South found in the catalog.

The Promise of the New South

Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary Edition

by Edward L. Ayers

  • 186 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Gilded Age,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9807932M
    ISBN 100195326873
    ISBN 109780195326871
    OCLC/WorldCa156816854

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      JavaScript Promiseの本. Contribute to azu/promises-book development by creating an account on GitHub. Get this from a library! The promise of the New South: life after Reconstruction. [Edward L Ayers] -- At a public picnic in the South in the s, a young man paid five cents for his first chance to hear the revolutionary Edison talking machine. He eagerly listened as the soundman placed the needle.

    In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnic and mob violence, Edward Ayers captures the history of the South in the years between Reconstruction and the turn of the century--a combination of progress and reaction that defined the contradictory promiseof the New g from the Georgia coast to the 4/5(1). Buy The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction by Edward L Ayers online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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The citation for the National Book Award declared Promise of the New South a vivid and masterfully detailed picture of the evolution of a new society.3/5(4). The Promise of the New South book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At a public picnic in the South in the s, a young /5.

Ayers could have done more on culture and Woodward is much better on the various literary figures of the New South. Despite this minor quibble, "The Promise of the New South" holds up well and, in his introduction to the 15th anniversary edition, even Ayers seems surprised at how good a Cited by: When this book first appeared init won a broad array of prizes and was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

The citation for the National Book Award declared Promise of the New South a vivid and masterfully detailed picture of the evolution of a new society. The Promise of the New South Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary Edition.

Anniversary Edition. Edward L. Ayers. Ayers takes us from remote Southern towns, revolutionized by the spread of the railroads, to the statehouses where Democratic Redeemers swept away the legacy of Reconstruction.

The promise of the New South: life after Reconstruction User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This impressive work on the South in the last third of the 19th century, taken in conjunction with the publication of James M.

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In the 45 years since John Hope Franklin and C. Vann Woodward broke the color bar in the Southern Historical Association, Southern historians have been locked in a genteel struggle that has been. The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

His most recent book, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America, was awarded the Lincoln mater: University of Tennessee (B.A., ). In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnic and mob violence, Edward Ayers captures the history of the South in the years between Reconstruction and the turn of the century--a combination of progress and reaction that defined the contradictory promise of the New South.

Publishes regional books of national interest under the imprints of NewSouth Books, Junebug Books, and Court Street Press. Special interest in non-fiction, literary fiction, poetry, folklore, and folk art titles exploring the history and culture of the South.

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""Ayers (History/Univ. of Virginia; Vengeance and Justice, ) aims ""to understand what it meant to live in the American South in the years after Reconstruction."". The Lost Promise of Reconstruction An illustration from Harper’s Weekly of African-American men voting in a state election in the South.

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