Dixie's Forgotten People, New Edition: The South's Poor Whites
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Dixie's Forgotten People, New Edition: The South's Poor Whites

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"The best sort of introductory study... packed with enlightening information." --The Times Literary Supplement

Poor whites have been isolated from mainstream white Southern culture and have been in turn stereotyped as rednecks and Holy Rollers, discriminated against, and misunderstood. In their isolation, they have developed a unique subculture and defended it with a tenaci...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by University of Indianapolis Press (first published 1979)
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