Origins of the New South by C. Vann Woodward

"Origins of the New South" is a comprehensive historical analysis of the American South from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the Great Depression. The book explores the complex political, economic, and social changes that took place during this period, including the rise of industrialization, the impact of Jim Crow laws, and the struggle for civil rights. It also examines the role of the South in the broader context of American history and the persistent legacy of racial inequality.

The 3792nd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 101

Since this book was first published in 1951, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 101.0.

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