Feldman invited contributions by scholars from the US and overseas to better understand the essence as well as the variety of the South's perceived or real relationship with the federal government.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Glenn Feldman Part I: Past to present: First to secede, last to accede: South Carolina's resistance to the Republic, 1780-present / Thomas F. Schaller Part II: Race, war, and culture: Tom Watson and resistance to federal war policies in Georgia during World War I / Zachary C. Smith "Negroes, the New Deal, and . . . Karl Marx": Southern antistatism in depression and war / Jason Morgan Ward Dixiecrats, dissenting delegates, and the dying Democratic Party: Mississippi's right turn from Roosevelt to Johnson / Rebecca Miller Davis Right turn? the Republican Party and African American politics in post-1965 Mississippi / Chris Danielson Part III: A nation within a nation?: Texas philosophy, Nashville agrarianism, Reagan republicanism, and the Neo-Confederacy: the influence of M. E. Bradford / Fred Arthur Bailey The evil empire within: Southern nationalism and the Washington problem / David R. Jansson Part IV: Economic development and reform: Getting farmers? and tourists? "out of the mud": Alabama's nineteenth-century experience with public projects and its response to the Federal Road Aid Acts of 1916 and 1921 / Martin T. Olliff "From nothin? to somethin?": the Tennessee Valley Authority and federal-local cooperation in the Sun Belt South, 1940-1960 / Matthew L. Downs Lighting the "dark and evil world": Judge J. Smith Henley, Arkansas, and the federal judiciary's reform of the southern prison / Gregory L. Richard Part V: Tax fury and the tea party: The Tea Party in the South: populism revisited? / Allan B. McBride Deal or no deal: taxes, government spending, and Alabamians having their cake and eating it too / Natalie Motise Davis.
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