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 Religion in the South Charles Reagan Wilson 9781604734102

Showing the undeniable truth that religion has been a powerful force in creating and maintaining southern regional distinctiveness, this volume of essays by leading scholars explores key aspects of southern religious development, concentrating on the dominant evangelical tradition.

It focuses on crucial time periods--the antebellum years, the late nineteenth century, and the contemporary...

cena: 139,34
    
Religion in the South
 Myth, Manners, and Memory Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807856925
This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen...
cena: 101,33
    
Myth, Manners, and Memory
 Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920 Charles Reagan Wilson 9780820334257
Southerners may have abandoned their dream of a political nation after Appomattox, but they preserved their cultural identity by blending Christian rhetoric and symbols with the rhetoric and imagery of Confederate tradition. Out of defeat emerged a civil religion that embodied the Lost Cause. As Charles Reagan Wilson writes in his new preface, "The Lost Cause version of the regional civil...
cena: 155,03
    
Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920
 Flashes of a Southern Spirit: Meanings of the Spirit in the South Charles Reagan Wilson 9780820338309
"Flashes of a Southern Spirit" explores meanings of the spirit in the American South, including religious ecstasy and celebrations of regional character and distinctiveness.Charles Reagan Wilson sees ideas of the spirit as central to understanding southern identity. The South nurtured a patriotic spirit expressed in the high emotions of Confederates going off to war, but the region also was the...
cena: 157,71
    
Flashes of a Southern Spirit: Meanings of the Spirit in the South
 
When the University of North Carolina Press joined with the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi to publish the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture in 1989, a pioneering reference work was born. The first reference book to deal exclusively with an American regional culture, the Encyclopedia has served as a model for many similar projects at the state and regional...
cena: 2831,97
    
New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
 History Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807856918
Providing a chronological and interpretive spine to the twenty-four volumes of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, this volume broadly surveys history in the American South from the Paleoindian period (approximately 8000 B.C.E.) to the present. In 118 essays, contributors cover the turbulent past of the region that has witnessed frequent racial conflict, a bloody Civil War fought and...
cena: 101,33
    
History
 Flashes of a Southern Spirit: Meanings of the Spirit in the U.S. South Charles Reagan Wilson 9780820338293
"Flashes of a Southern Spirit" explores meanings of the spirit in the American South, including religious ecstasy and celebrations of regional character and distinctiveness.Charles Reagan Wilson sees ideas of the spirit as central to understanding southern identity. The South nurtured a patriotic spirit expressed in the high emotions of Confederates going off to war, but the region also was the...
cena: 405,14
    
Flashes of a Southern Spirit: Meanings of the Spirit in the U.S. South
 Science and Medicine James Thomas Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807837207
Science and medicine have been critical to southern history and the formation of southern culture. For three centuries, scientists in the South have documented the lush natural world around them and set a lasting tradition of inquiry. The medical history of the region, however, has been at times tragic. Disease, death, and generations of poor health have been the legacy of slavery, the plantation...
cena: 105,13
    
Science and Medicine
 Sports & Recreation Harvey Jackson Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807871737
What southerners do, where they go, and what they expect to accomplish in their spare time, their "leisure," reveals much about their cultural values, class and racial similarities and differences, and historical perspectives. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture offers an authoritative and readable reference to the culture of sports and recreation in the American South,...
cena: 101,33
    
Sports & Recreation
 Urbanization Wanda Rushing Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807871393
This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture offers a current and authoritative reference to urbanization in the American South from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, surveying important southern cities individually and examining the various issues that shape patterns of urbanization from a broad regional perspective.

Looking beyond the post-World War II era...
cena: 105,13
    
Urbanization
 Education Charles Reagan Wilson Clarence L. Mohr 9780807872017
Offering a broad, up-to-date reference to the long history and cultural legacy of education in the American South, this timely volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture surveys educational developments, practices, institutions, and politics from the colonial era to the present. With over 130 articles, this book covers key topics in education, including academic freedom; the...
cena: 105,13
    
Education
 Literature M. Thomas Inge Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807858752
Offering a comprehensive view of the South's literary landscape, past and present, this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates the region's ever-flourishing literary culture and recognizes the ongoing evolution of the southern literary canon. As new writers draw upon and reshape previous traditions, southern literature has broadened and deepened its connections not...
cena: 120,33
    
Literature
 Music Bill C. Malone Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807859087
Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop. This much-anticipated volume in The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available...
cena: 105,13
    
Music
 Gender Nancy Bercaw Ted Ownby Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807859483
This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture reflects the dramatic increase in research on the topic of gender over the past thirty years, revealing that even the most familiar subjects take on new significance when viewed through the lens of gender. The wide range of entries explores how people have experienced, understood, and used concepts of womanhood and manhood in all...
cena: 101,33
    
Gender
 The Mississippi Encyclopedia Ted Ownby Charles Reagan Wilson Ann J. Abadie 9781628466928

The perfect book for every Mississippian who cares about the state, this is a mammoth collaboration in which thirty subject editors suggested topics, over seven hundred scholars wrote entries, and countless individuals made suggestions. The volume will appeal to anyone who wants to know more about Mississippi and the people who call it home. The book will be especially helpful to students,...

cena: 272,37
    
The Mississippi Encyclopedia
 Agriculture and Industry Melissa Walker James C. Cobb Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807859094
Volume 11 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examines the economic culture of the South by pairing two categories that account for the ways many southerners have made their living. In the antebellum period, the wealth of southern whites came largely from agriculture that relied on the forced labor of enslaved blacks. After Reconstruction, the South became attractive to new...
cena: 130,82
    
Agriculture and Industry
 Witness to Injustice Jr. David Frost Louise Westling Charles Reagan Wilson 9781604738865
Witness to Injustice by David Frost, Jr. edited by Louise Westling with an introduction by Charles Reagan Wilson There were two events in particular that had a lasting effect on the life of David Frost, Jr. "Watching my parents make moonshine in our back yard in a washpot," he says, "and listening to my parents tell the story of how the Peterson boy was lynched here in Eufaula. My parents would...
cena: 139,34
    
Witness to Injustice
 Smile Pretty and Say Jesus: The Last Great Days of PTL Hunter James Charles Reagan Wilson 9780820331911

In March 1987, the Reverend Jerry Falwell and the national news media found themselves in rare agreement: Jim Bakker, the charismatic, cash-hungry televangelist, was an accomplished sinner but a rather unconvincing penitent. The story had just broken that Bakker had fornicated with Jessica Hahn, a New York church secretary, and then tried to pay her off with $256,000. Once exposed, Bakker...

cena: 132,43
    
Smile Pretty and Say Jesus: The Last Great Days of PTL
 Law and Politics James W. Ely Bradley G. Bond Charles Reagan Wilson 9780807858844
Volume 10 of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture combines two of the sections from the original edition, adding extensive updates and 53 entirely new articles. In the law section of this volume, 16 longer essays address broad concepts ranging from law schools to family law, from labor relations to school prayer. The 43 topical entries focus on specific legal cases and individuals,...
cena: 105,13
    
Law and Politics
 Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Charles Reagan Wilson Ann J. Abadie Mary Hart 9780807818237
The American South is a geographical entity, a historical fact, a place in the imagination, and the homeland of an array of Americans who consider themselves southerners. The region is often shrouded in romance and myth, but its realities are as intriguing, as intricate, as its legends.

The Encyclopedia of Southern Culture is "the first attempt ever" notes U.S. News & World...
cena: 367,40
    
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

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