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eBook Standing at the Crossroads: Southern Life Since 1900 (American Century Series) epub

by Pete Daniel

eBook Standing at the Crossroads: Southern Life Since 1900 (American Century Series) epub
  • ISBN: 0809001675
  • Author: Pete Daniel
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Americas
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 1, 1986)
  • ePUB size: 1678 kb
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Standing at the Crossroads should make compelling reading for natives and outlanders alike. Pete Daniel is curator of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, .

Standing at the Crossroads should make compelling reading for natives and outlanders alike. Jacquelyn Hall, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill). Pete Daniel illuminates, with marvelous precision, the economic, social, and cultural contours of life in the modern South. His books include The Shadow of Slavery: Peonage in the South, 1901-1969 and Breaking the Land: The Transformation of Cotton, Tobacco, and Rice Cultures since 1880.

Standing at the Crossroads book. Daniel takes the reader through a variety of topics that relate directly to the Southern experience: rural life, violence, music, literature, civil rights, unionism, urbanization, xenophobia, migration, religion, cockfighting, and stock car racing.

This engagingly-written survey examines the changes and constants of Southern culture. This engagingly-written survey examines the changes and constants of Southern culture. Always with a keen eye and sharp wit, Daniel stresses the diversity of Southern life, which includes not only regional variations but also divisions between black and white, male and female, rural and urban.

Cultural & Social Anthropology Books. Standing at the Crossroads : Southern Life in the Twentieth Century. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Standing at the crossroads . Specifications.

America at a Crossroads is a documentary miniseries concerning the issues facing the United States of America as related to the War on Terrorism. It aired originally on PBS television. The miniseries initially consisted of 11 independently produced aired episodes, and premiered April 15–20, 2007 on PBS. Its executive producers are Jeff Bieber and Dalton Delan; series producer is Leo Eaton and it is presented by Robert MacNeil. Its music score is composed by Canadian musician Mark Korven.

Standing at the Crossroads: Southern Life since 1900, Hill & Wang (New York, NY), 1986, published as Standing at the Crossroads: Southern Life in the Twentieth Century, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1996. With others) Official Images: New Deal Photography, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, DC), 1987. SIDELIGHTS: A curator at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History for more than two decades, Pete Daniel has made good use of the documents and photographs in the museum's extensive collection. Daniel writes on southern history in the twentieth century, with special emphasis on racial and demographic issues.

The Guggenheim/Royal Academy collaboration '1900: Art at the Crossroads' focused problematically on this moment. The show's method was to enact a revised version of the 'Décannale' exhibition at Paris's 'Exposition Universelle' of 1900

The Guggenheim/Royal Academy collaboration '1900: Art at the Crossroads' focused problematically on this moment. The show's method was to enact a revised version of the 'Décannale' exhibition at Paris's 'Exposition Universelle' of 1900. It was a necessarily smaller selection because the original contained a staggering 6543 works. One hundred years on, artists who were omitted back then, but who now belong to the accepted canon, were included; a decision which makes for a potentially engaging double-edged act of revisionism.

The National Setting By 1900 the American nation had established itself as. .Like the Spanish-American War, world's fairs both contributed to and resulted from increasing American interest in the globe.

The National Setting By 1900 the American nation had established itself as a world power. The West was won. The frontier - the great fact of 300 years of American history - was no more. The continent was settled from coast to coast. For the first time since the Civil War, men from the north and the south closed ranks and marched to war, as the bands played the marches of John Philip Sousa. The conflict lasted less than 100 days, only 289 Americans lost their lives in battle, and the United States scored a triumphant victory over Spain.

The American Century is a characterization of the period since the middle of the 20th century as being largely dominated by the United States in political, economic, and cultural terms. It is comparable to the description of the period 1815–1914 as Britain's Imperial Century. The United States' influence grew throughout the 20th century, but became especially dominant after the end of World War II, when only two superpowers remained, the United States and the Soviet Union

Describes the modern twentieth-century South, a region struggling to reconcile the values of the past with the changes that have shaken it free
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