The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877

This concise overview of the history and historiography of the American South puts the major problems and issues of that region into clear, accessible prose. It examines the major problems and issues of the Old South in clear, accessible prose. It covers the development of European outposts in the 16th Century, the Southern colonies, the Revolutionary War, and the Civil War and its aftermath. It explores the underlying topics and themes of the Southern way of life.