Dreaming Of Dixie

Dreaming of Dixie
Publisher Univ of North Carolina Press
Release Date
Category Social Science
Total Pages 210
ISBN 9780807834718
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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From the late nineteenth century through World War II, popular culture portrayed the American South as a region ensconced in its antebellum past, draped in moonlight and magnolias, and represented by such southern icons as the mammy, the belle, the chival

Dreaming of Dixie
  • Author : Karen L. Cox
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2011

From the late nineteenth century through World War II, popular culture portrayed the American South as a region ensconced in its antebellum past, draped in moonlight and magnolias, and represented by such southern icons as the mammy, the belle, the chival

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Destination Dixie
  • Author : Karen L. Cox
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-03

An exploration of tourist locales that have been restored or adapted to preserve some aspect of the history of the American South.

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Dixie s Daughters
  • Author : Karen L. Cox
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-01-30

Southern Association for Women Historians Julia Cherry Spruill Prize Even without the right to vote, members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy proved to have enormous social and political influence throughout the South--all in the name of preserving Confederate culture. Karen Cox traces the history of the UDC, an

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No Common Ground
  • Author : Karen L. Cox
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23

When it comes to Confederate monuments, there is no common ground. Polarizing debates over their meaning have intensified into legislative maneuvering to preserve the statues, legal battles to remove them, and rowdy crowds taking matters into their own hands. These conflicts have raged for well over a century--but they've never

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Goat Castle
  • Author : Karen L. Cox
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery—known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat Woman"—enlisted an African

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The Edible South
  • Author : Marcie Cohen Ferris
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2014-09-22

In The Edible South, Marcie Cohen Ferris presents food as a new way to chronicle the American South's larger history. Ferris tells a richly illustrated story of southern food and the struggles of whites, blacks, Native Americans, and other people of the region to control the nourishment of their bodies

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The Philosopher King
  • Author : Heath Carpenter
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-01

Texas-born T Bone Burnett is an award-winning musician, songwriter, and producer with over forty years of experience in the entertainment industry. In The Philosopher King, Heath Carpenter evaluates and positions Burnett as a major cultural catalyst by grounding his work, and that of others abiding by a similar "roots" ethic,

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Dixie Emporium
  • Author : Anthony Joseph Stanonis
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2008

The ten essays in this collection focus on how southerners have marketed themselves to outsiders and identify spaces, services, and products that construct various Souths that exaggerate, refute, or self-consciously safeguard elements of southernness. Simultaneous.

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Keywords for Southern Studies
  • Author : Scott Romine,Jennifer Rae Greeson,Jon Smith,Riché Richardson
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-15

"In Keywords for Southern Studies, the editors have compiled an eclectic collection of essays which address the fluidity and ever-changing nature of southern studies by adopting a transnational, interdisciplinary focus. This book is termed 'critical' because the essays in it are pertinent to modern life beyond the world of 'southern

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Southern History on Screen
  • Author : Bryan M. Jack
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01

Hollywood films have been influential in the portrayal and representation of race relations in the South and how African Americans are cinematically depicted in history, from The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Gone with the Wind (1939) to The Help (2011) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). With an ability to reach mass audiences,

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I d Fight the World
  • Author : Peter La Chapelle
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11

Long before the United States had presidents from the world of movies and reality TV, we had scores of politicians with connections to country music. In I’d Fight the World, Peter La Chapelle traces the deep bonds between country music and politics, from the nineteenth-century rise of fiddler-politicians to

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Reality Television
  • Author : Alison F. Slade,Amber J. Narro,Burton P. Buchanan
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06

With its dedication to odd and unique reality television, the media has created intrigue and provided entertainment that reflects a diverse American culture. This book examines such reality television shows, as well as audience response and fan interaction.

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Whistlin  Dixie in a Nor easter
  • Author : Lisa Patton
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2009-09-29

Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'Easter is the story of a sweet Southern belle who leaves her beloved Memphis, Tennessee to follow her husband's dream of becoming the proprietor of a quaint Vermont inn. Leelee Satterfield seemed to have it all: a gorgeous husband, two adorable daughters, and roots in the

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The History of American College Football
  • Author : Christian K. Anderson,Amber C. Fallucca
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-20

This volume provides unique insight into how American colleges and universities have been significantly impacted and shaped by college football, and considers how U.S. sports culture more generally has intersected with broader institutional and educational issues. By documenting events from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including protests, legal battles,

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The Southern Hospitality Myth
  • Author : Anthony Szczesiul
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01

Hospitality as a cultural trait has been associated with the South for well over two centuries, but the origins of this association and the reasons for its perseverance of­ten seem unclear. Anthony Szczesiul looks at how and why we have taken something so particular as the social habit of

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