Item description for The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South (Routledge Atlases of American History) by Andrew Frank...
What routes did slaves have to choose from when they wanted to escape in search of freedom-or flee after an ill-fated rebellion against white plantation-owners? Where are the historical centers of Southern Judaism? How did the New Deal rebuild the modern south? The engrossing text and vivid maps in this new historical atlas provide a unique geographical perspective on the history of the South. Coverage includes: the first European settlers and resultant Native American migrations, the Civil War, Reconstruction, bus boycotts, the contemporary fight against poverty and crime, and much, much more. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.29" Width: 7.24" Height: 0.65" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1999
ISBN 041592135X ISBN13 9780415921350
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More About Andrew Frank
Andrew Frank is an Assistant Professor of History at California State University, Los Angeles. He is also author of The Birth of Black America: The Age ofDiscovery and the Slave Trade
Reviews - What do customers think about The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American South (Routledge Atlases of American History)?
Wonderful book Sep 14, 2000
I loved the book! In a concise and engaging format, the author has shown how geography and history have shaped the South. The illustrations and maps are beautiful and it is gracefully written. A must for any American history or Civil War buff.
Very interesting, catchy to look at Jul 26, 2000
Uses maps and illustrations to show how the South developed into its own, distinctive cultural region. Contains plenty of interesting anecdotes and historical tales -- and it is great to look at....