The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South

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Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1999-10-01
Publisher(s): Routledge
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Summary

What routes did slaves have to choose from when they wanted to escape in search of freedom-or flee after an ill-fated rebellion against white plantation-owners? Where are the historical centers of Southern Judaism? How did the New Deal rebuild the modern south? The engrossing text and vivid maps in this new historical atlas provide a unique geographical perspective on the history of the South. Coverage includes: the first European settlers and resultant Native American migrations, the Civil War, Reconstruction, bus boycotts, the contemporary fight against poverty and crime, and much, much more. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.

Table of Contents

Foreword 8(2)
Introduction 10(4)
PART I: THE NASCENT SOUTH 14(22)
The Mound Builders
16(2)
Indians and the Arrival of Europeans
18(2)
The Seeds of the South
20(2)
Importing Black America
22(2)
From Africans to African-Americans
24(2)
Diversity in Early America
26(2)
The Great Awakenings
28(4)
The American Revolution in the South
32(2)
The War of 1812
34(2)
PART II: THE ANTEBELLUM SOUTH 36(22)
The Trail of Tears
38(2)
The Peculiar Institution
40(2)
Cotton Becomes King
42(2)
Nat Turner and Antebellum Slave Resistance
44(2)
Underground Railroad and Paths to Freedom
46(2)
The Battle over the West
48(4)
Bleeding Kansas and John Brown
52(2)
Democratic Divisions
54(4)
PART III: THE CONFEDERATE SOUTH 58(28)
The Secession Conventions
62(2)
An Unequal Divide
64(4)
Major Battles of the Civil War
68(4)
Bull Run
72(2)
Battle of the Crater
74(2)
Yankees in the South
76(2)
``The Hard Hand of War''
78(4)
The South Surrenders
82(2)
From Slavery to Freedom
84(2)
PART IV: THE NEW SOUTH 86(26)
Reconstruction
88(2)
Industrializing Dixie
90(4)
The Urbanization of the Agrarian South
94(2)
Cotton Culture and Sharecropping
96(2)
The Praying South
98(2)
Lynching and the New Racial Order
100(2)
The Great Migration
102(2)
Southern Conservatism and the Monkey Trial
104(4)
The Progressive Movement
108(4)
PART V: THE MODERN SOUTH 112(22)
The Tennessee Valley Authority
114(2)
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Buses
116(2)
The Freedom Rides
118(2)
Voting Rights
120(2)
From Rust Belt to Sun Belt
122(2)
The Demise of the Solid South
124(2)
Robert E. Lee and the Modern Lost Cause
126(2)
The End of the South?
128(4)
``Dixie on my Mind''
132(2)
Chronology 134(2)
Further Reading 136(2)
Index 138(6)
Acknowledgments 144

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