The new encyclopedia of Southern culture. Volume 4 Myth, manners, and memory / Charles Reagan Wilson, volume editor.

Other titles
  • Myth, manners, and memory
  • Encyclopedia of Southern culture.
  • JSTOR History.
  • Books at JSTOR. History.
Published
  • Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press [2006]
Physical description
1 online resource (xviii, 297 pages) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9781469616711
  • 1469616718
  • 9780807830291
  • 0807830291
  • 9780807856925
  • 0807856924
  • 9781469616704
  • 146961670X
Notes
  • One of a series of volumes that build upon the original 24 subject categories used in the Encyclopedia of Southern culture, originally published in 1989.
  • "Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi."
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [New York]: JSTOR, [2020]. Available as JPEG images or in PDF format. Description based on contents viewed 27 October 2020.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • African influences -- Automobile -- Beauty, cult of -- Benighted south -- Body -- Clocks and time -- Community -- Confederate monuments -- Debutantes -- Etiquette of race relations in the Jim Crow south -- Family -- Fashion -- Fatherhood -- Fighting south -- Fraternal groups -- Fraternal orders, black -- Garden myth -- Gays -- Icons, southern -- Ladies and gentlemen -- Lynching -- Maiden aunt -- Manners -- Memory -- Modernism -- Motherhood -- Museums -- Mythic south -- New south myth -- Northern mythmaking -- Plantation myth -- Postmodernism -- Racial attitudes -- Reconstruction myth -- Regionalism -- Religion and mythology -- Romanticism -- Sexuality -- Stereotypes -- Stoicism -- Tobacco -- Victorianism -- Visiting.
  • Agrarians, Vanderbilt -- Ango-Saxon south -- Appalachian myth -- Babylon, south's (New Orleans) -- Black collectibles -- Black Confederates, myth of -- Burma Shave signs -- Carter era -- W.J. Cash -- Cavalier myth -- Celtic south -- Chosen people myth -- Christmas -- "City too busy to hate" (Atlanta) -- Civil War reenactments -- Confederate Memorial Day -- "Crackers" -- Elderly -- Evangeline myth -- Family reunions -- Farm Security Administration photography -- Feuds and feuding -- Flag, Confederate -- Dave Gardner -- Good old boys and girls -- Graceland -- Holidays -- Hospitality -- Jim Crow -- Juneteenth -- Lost cause myth -- L.Q.C. Lamar Society -- "Mammy" -- Mencken's south -- Margaret Mitchell -- "Moonlight-and-magnolias" myth -- Nationalism, southern -- Patriotic societies -- Pickup truck -- Pilgrimage -- Place, sense of -- Poor whites -- Johnny Reb -- Rednecks -- Sambo -- "See Rock City" -- Selma March -- Stone Mountain -- Trucking -- Uncle Tom's cabin -- Frank Yerby -- Yoknapatawpha County.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen through the lenses of belief and cultural practice.

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