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Author Cason, Clarence, 1896-1935, author.

Title Ninety Degrees in the Shade.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents Introduction by Bailey Thomson; Foreword; Contents; I. It Never Snows; II. Shadows of the Plantation; III. Garlands of Straw; IV. Pulpit and Pew; V. Politics as a Major Sport; VI. Fascism: Southern Style; VII. Black Figures in the Sun; VIII. The Machines Last Frontier; IX. They Are Not All Monsters; X. The Philosopher's Stone.
Summary Clarence Cason belonged to that restless generation of southern intellectuals who, between the world wars, questioned the South's stubborn traditionalism, even as they tried to explain and defend its distinctiveness. From his professorial perch at The University of Alabama, Cason wrote polished essays for leading national publications while contributing weekly editorials for newspaper readers. As a journalist in academia, he cultivated a broad audience for his eloquent though tentative observations about the ""character"" of a region that seemed to be a separate province of the nation. In 19.
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Subject Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1945.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Chronological Term Since 1865
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Cason, Clarence. Ninety Degrees in the Shade. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001 9780817311070
ISBN 9780817389499 (electronic bk.)
0817389490 (electronic bk.)