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The mind of the old South.

Clement Eaton

The mind of the old South.

by Clement Eaton

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Prevous ed: 1964.

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Open LibraryOL19205950M

Aug 7, - These are the books I've read about the Old South, slavery, Civil War and abolitionists. Some have a later timeframe, but still represent or shed light on Old South values.. See more ideas about Books, Reading, Books to read pins. In , when he published The Mind of the South, he exploded the correlated myths of the Cavalier South and the New South and gave historiography a new gauge for examining Dixie. In the half century since its publication, Cash's book has lain .

  The first major insight, that The Mind of the South brings to the forefront of one’s awareness is how the rise of the Old South happened in the timespan of an individual lifetime. The same generation which saw slavery rise to become a potent part in the nation’s political life was comprised of the very same people who lived to see its. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Wilbur J. Cash; drawing by David Levine Time has dealt gently and critics generously with W. J. Cash and his book, The Mind of the South.1 A non-academic and a non-professional historian, he has been spared the rivalries and exempted from the standards of the schools and the professionals. His license as a free lance helped him earn a charmed immunity.   In “The New Mind of the South,” the Georgia-born writer Tracy Thompson pops in on various communities to explore how the region has changed over the last few decades, in some cases irrevocably.


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The mind of the old South by Clement Eaton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In The Mind of the Old South ( edition), Clement Eaton traces the development of the southern mind through fifteen representative individuals /5(3). Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized as a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own right.

From its investigation of the Southern class system to its pioneering assessments of the region's legacies of racism, religiosity, and romanticism, W. Cash's book defined the Cited by: A specialist in the history of the American South, Clement Eaton received his education from the University of North Carolina, where he was president of Phi Beta Kappa, and graduated in He earned his doctorate from Harvard University in and taught for a year at Clark University before accepting a position at Lafayette College /5(11).

Written inThe Mind of the South is a book-length essay by W.J. Cash, a "loyal son of the South," that examines and attempts to explain Southern history, values, and attitudes. The book contains numerous valuable insights and much thought-provoking analysis of what made (and in many respects, still makes) the Southern section of the United States unique.4/5.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eaton, Clement, Mind of the Old South.

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The mind of the Old South by Eaton, Clement, Publication date Topics National characteristics, American Publisher [Baton Rouge] Louisiana State University Press Internet Archive Books.

Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on December 1, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   The Mind of the Old South, published inserves, for the Reactionary, as a moderately-detailed study of the liberal tradition in the South between the turn of the 19th century to the War Between the States, with emphasis on the ‘Reactionary Enlightenment.’ Eaton, a Southern liberal from North Carolina, strives hard to justify his.

The young reformers of --The liberal mind in a Southern context --The hamlet of the Old South --The commercial mind --A progressive in an old state --The emergence of the radical --The Southern yeoman: the humorist's view and the reality --Spokesman for the non-slaveholders --The mind of the Southern Negro: the remarkable individuals --The religious experience.

Site Publisher's Note: "The Mind of the South", published in October,was the second Mercury article by Cash. It was this article which caught the eye of Mercury publishers Alfred and Blanche Knopf and led to an informal arrangement whereby Cash would write a book-length version of the ideas propounded in the article.

Ever since its publication inThe Mind of the South has been recognized as a path-breaking work of scholarship and as a literary achievement of enormous eloquence and insight in its own /5(3). A friend and reader of my column (thanks to all the readers!) lent me a copy of Tracy Thompson’s book, “The New Mind of the South,” to better inform future Thompson, a Georgia native, laments and celebrates in turn the progress the South has made since her childhood.

The Old South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to 3/5(2). The young reformers of --The liberal mind in a Southern context --The hamlet of the Old South --The commercial mind --A progressive in an old state --The emergence of the radical --The Southern yeoman: the humorist's view and the reality --Spokesman for the non-slaveholders --The mind of the Southern Negro: the remarkable individuals --The religious experience --The.

I was eager to read this book when I saw that it was an update of the old classic The Mind of the South. I re read the old one, and found some of the language and opinions wince-worthy.

The new book, updated with more current opinions and language, was an interesting read for someone who grew up in the South that followed the time period of the /5.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. If, as he correctly states, W. Cash's ''The Mind of the South'' marked ''the triumph of southern Modernism,'' surely this author and his book deserve extended treatment. Free E-Book Access; Home» New Textbooks.

THE MIND OF THE OLD SOUTH. $ Condition: New. Paperback, Revised edition Louisiana State University Press, printing. ISBN pages. Covers are rubbed with partial creases on front, little edgewear. Spine is tight and text is unmarked. Welcome to Old South Books "Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you'd most like not to lose." N.

Galman "I cannot live without books." Thomas Jefferson. Elend: "I kind of lost track of time." Breeze; "For two hours?" Elend: "There were books involved." I"lI do things like get in a taxi and say, "The library, and.

This site honors W.J. Cash and The Mind of the South. It is designed for professional scholars interested in primary research as well as casual students of W.J.

Cash, his book, and the South. The site features complete online audio of Cash's commence. It was ina full half-century ago, that Alfred A. Knopf published a volume by a North Carolina newspaperman, entitled The Mind of the South.

Time has accorded the book by Wilbur Joseph Cash, known as “Jack” to his associates, a kind of classic status. The Mind of the South remains one of the greatest works of American social history ever written–and boy, is it written, as you can tell from the quote above.

It ranks with C. Van Woodward’s bookshelf of volumes on the South, and John Dollard’s Caste and Class in a Southern Town, as the best exemplars of that region’s curious history.The information about The New Mind of the South shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .