Last edited by Tausho
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | History

8 edition of The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America. found in the catalog.

The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America.

by John Egerton

  • 268 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harper"s Magazine Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Southern States -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1970-

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF216.2 .E34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5424454M
      ISBN 100061224200
      LC Control Number73018644

      Lit. Am. Hist II -- Professor K.C. Johnson May 5, s idea that this book is more than biography because it shows how one man’s life illuminates the “Americanization of Dixie and the Southernization of America” convincing? How does Carter’s book compare with Branch’s in terms of genre? What do we make of the redemption. is explicit about its thesis.. the Americanization of Dixie and the Southernization of America are homogeniz ing processes that are full of contradiction and ambiguity and paradox, but taken as a whole, they say more about fear and failure and estrangement in American society than they The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America.

        The best, perhaps, is John Egerton's book The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America. As Applebome notes, the second half of the title is much-overlooked, but is actually more intriguing now: The country's habits of .   It’s high time we move beyond the border sketched out in John Egerton’s provocative book, The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America—the South has been everything Author: Chris Herrington.

        Other books include The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America and Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South. He lives in Nashville. Neo-Confederacy Hague, Euan, Beirich, Heidi, Sebesta, Edward H. For knowledge is power, and this book provides the necessary information for anyone to stop neo-Confederates dead in their tracks, using The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of by:


Share this book
You might also like
Genetic factors affecting the reactivation of damaged bacteriophages.

Genetic factors affecting the reactivation of damaged bacteriophages.

An oration, delivered in the Baptist meeting-house, in Providence, on the Fourth of July, 1801, in commemoration of American independence

An oration, delivered in the Baptist meeting-house, in Providence, on the Fourth of July, 1801, in commemoration of American independence

The Irish Genealogical Project

The Irish Genealogical Project

Forest Service timber sales

Forest Service timber sales

Halachic Times for Home and Travel

Halachic Times for Home and Travel

Sixth American checker tourney

Sixth American checker tourney

Charles Sebring.

Charles Sebring.

dictionary of useful plants.

dictionary of useful plants.

802.11 demystified

802.11 demystified

Law for educators

Law for educators

The Medicaid application process.

The Medicaid application process.

history of the Chantries within the County Palatine of Lancaster

history of the Chantries within the County Palatine of Lancaster

stage & the school

stage & the school

The Fitz-Boodle papers

The Fitz-Boodle papers

The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America by John Egerton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Now a dated book, this journalist's view of the changing South is a thorough and often poignant look at the South of It is informative to read something from this era, to see where Egerton nailed it and where he didn't/5(1). The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America [Egerton, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of Cited by: The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America [John Egerton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Egerton, John. Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America.

New York, Harper's Magazine Press []. The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America Item Preview remove-circle The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America by Egerton, John.

Publication date Topics Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America by John Egerton,Harper's Magazine Press edition, in English - [1st ed.]Cited by: The term “southernization,” for the tendency to adopt traditional down-home customs, mindsets and values was probably borrowed from the title of a book by John Egerton: The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America.

Egerton’s well-documented thesis is that the “Americanization of Dixie” and the “Southernization. Though his thesis isn't entirely original (John Egerton tried first, with The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America in ), the concept is intriguing.

The book's most convincing chapters are on race, country music (a regional business turned $2 billion mega-industry) and politics, particularly George : The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America. New York: Harper's Magazine Press.

ISBN Perlstein, Rick (). Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. New York: Scribner. ISBN   Though his thesis isn't entirely original (John Egerton tried first, with "The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America" in ), the.

of: Dixie Americanization John The Egerton, America of Southernization by by Southernization of of The Egerton: America Americanization Dixie John $ The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America by John Egerton The Americanization of.

In a book entitled The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America, the writer John Egerton examined the homogenizing processes that were steadily eroding the distinctiveness of the South and making North and South increasingly alike.

InJohn Egerton, a native-born Southern author, published a book entitled The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America that coined the phrase ‘Southernization’ and is a journalistic examination of the phenomenon of the. His first book, A Mind to Stay Here, was published in During his lifetime, he wrote 10 historical and literary books and contributed to several more as a writer and editor.

His other works include The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America and Southern Food: At Home, on the Road, in s: 1. tion of Dixie is concerned with the processes of homogenization, but his subtitle, The Southernization of America, suggests a new twist on this theme.

Egerton's thesis (xx) is that the "Americanization of Dixie" and the "Souther-nization of America" are "homogenizing processes that say more about fear and. The Southern Diaspora and the Southernization of America “This book is about what may be the most momentous internal population movement of the twentieth century, the relocation of black and white Americans from the farms and towns of the South to the cities and suburbs of the North and West.

The Southern Diaspora and the. In his book, “The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America,” for example, the journalist and historian John Egerton issued a long, lonesome moan over how malled-up and. "Dixie Rising," by Peter Applebome. Times Books. pages. $25 value in defining the land of moss and magnolia to the rest of America.

"The Americanization of Author: Ray Jenkins. It’s high time we move beyond the border sketched out in John Egerton’s provocative book, The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of America — the South has been everything below the Canadian border all along.

If the Black Lives Matter chapters across Canada weigh in, then the South is above the Canadian border, too. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recycled packaging with free standard shipping on U.S.

orders over $. The Americanization of Dixie: the Southernization of America by John Egerton liked it avg rating — 7 ratings — published It is probably the most widely reviewed and read popular survey of the South since John Egerton's account, The Americanization of Dixie, a highly regarded and widely read book.

Where Egerton, a journalist from Tennessee, saw a South mired in poverty, injustice, and racism, Applebome sees a more complex region.

"If you want to know what makes the South tick, you might well look to James C. Cobb for insight. For that matter, if you want to understand the inner workings of the contemporary United States, Away Down South would be a good place to start."—John Egerton, author of The Americanization of Dixie: The Southernization of AmericaBrand: Oxford University Press.