The New South   [Archived Catalog]

HIS 412 - The New South

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore Standing or Instructor’s Consent
A study of the New South since the end of Reconstruction.  The rise of Jim Crow, the impact of industrialization and urbanization, the emergence of Southern populism, the relation between national and regional identity in the postwar South, and the long civil rights movement will be examined.  Questions of Southern identity and historical memory in the post-Civil War South will be explored. 

[Crosslisted as: HIS 5412