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Author Towns, W. Stuart, 1939-

Title Oratory and rhetoric in the nineteenth-century South : a rhetoric of defense / W. Stuart Towns.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c1998.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS407 .T69 1998    Available  ---
Description 211 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents The Missouri Compromise: the firebell in the night -- Nullification: South Carolina versus the Union -- Envisioning the perfect society: the defense of slavery and the South -- Disrupting the Union: the house divided -- Reconstruction: the bitterness continues -- A new South begins to emerge: reconciliation and reunion -- The South looks back: creating the Old South and the lost cause -- Resolving the South's problem: defining the segregated South -- Precursors of Progressivism: nineteenth-century advocates for a more humane South.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Oratory -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
English language -- Southern States -- Rhetoric.
English language -- 19th century -- Rhetoric.
English language -- 19th century -- Rhetoric.
English language -- Southern States -- Rhetoric.
Oratory -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0275962237 (alk. paper)