This collection of original essays explores the history of the American South over the past three centuries. The collection honored the distinguished career of the late Bertram Wyatt-Brown--an esteemed scholar and critic of the region.
"a significant contribution to historical conceptions of southern character across the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries." --Bowtied and Fried
Civil War: People and Perspectives, in Perspectives in American Social History Series (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009).
"Presenting modern historical scholarship in an accessible and engaging manner, [it shifts] the focus away from political and military leaders to look at how the war affected, and was affected by, ordinary citizens across the spectrum of racial, class, and gender boundaries.—Reference & Research Book News