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Author Towns, W. Stuart, 1939-

Title Enduring legacy [electronic resource] : rhetoric and ritual of the lost cause / W. Stuart Towns.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 190 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rhetoric, celebration, and ritual: building a collective memory in the postwar South -- Remembering the Confederacy: ceremony in the postwar South, 1865-1920s -- The road to secession and war: the oratorical defense of the Confederacy and the Old South -- Creating the myths of the war: martyrs and scapegoats of the Confederacy -- Creating the myths of Reconstruction, redemption, reconciliation, and the new and future South: the rest of the story -- The persistence of a myth: the lost cause in the modern South.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Group identity -- Southern States.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
English language -- Southern States -- Rhetoric.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Oratory -- Southern States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Confederate States of America -- History.
Southern States -- Languages -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780817317522 (trade cloth alk. paper)
9780817385811 (e-book)

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