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The New South, 1945-1980
Numan V. Bartley
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The New South, 1945-1980 (A History of the South #11)

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Almost three decades after publication of the tenth volume of A History of the South - George Brown Tindall's The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945 - Numan V. Bartley now presents Volume XI: a masterly synthesis of the region's most complex years to date. From the close of World War II to the end of the seventies, the South underwent changes of such a radical nature an ...more
Paperback, 520 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by LSU Press (first published October 1995)
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One of the most significant changes the United States underwent in the decades after the Second World War was what John Edgerton called "the Southernization of America", as many of the dynamics and ideas of the region came to dominate American politics, culture, and society. Because of this, any effort to understand modern American history must include an effort to understand the South during this period. While many authors have written books that have illuminated aspects of the region's history ...more
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Numan V. Bartley , E. Merton Coulter Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Georgia, is the author of many works on the history of the American South.
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Other Books in the Series

A History of the South (10 books)
  • The Southern Colonies in the Seventeenth Century, 1607-1689
  • The South in the Revolution 1763-1789
  • The South in the New Nation, 1789-1819
  • The Development of Southern Sectionalism, 1819-1848
  • The Growth of Southern Nationalism, 1848-1861
  • The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865
  • The South During Reconstruction, 1865-1877 (A History of the South, Vol 8)
  • Origins of the New South, 1877-1913
  • The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945