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A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth-Century South in Comparative Perspective

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One reason that the South attracts so much interest is that its history inevitably involves big questions -- continuity versus change, slavery and freedom, the meaning of "race, " the formation of national identity. Because these issues are central to human experience, southern history properly conceived is of more than regional interest. In A Sphinx on the American Land, ...more
Hardcover, 124 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by LSU Press
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