Dixie's Forgotten People : The South's Poor Whites (Paperback)

Author: Flynt, Wayne

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"The best sort of introductory study... packed with enlighteninginformation." -- The Times Literary Supplement

Poor whiteshave been isolated from mainstream white Southern culture and have been in turnstereotyped as rednecks and Holy Rollers, discriminated against, and misunderstood.In their isolation, they have developed a unique subculture and defended it with atenacity and pride that puzzles and confuses the larger society. Written 25 yearsago, this book was one scholar''s attempt to understand these people and theirculture. For this new edition, Wayne Flynt has provided a new retrospectiveintroduction and an up-to-date bibliography.

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Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253217363
SKU 36492833
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253217369
Release Date 4/23/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note "The best sort of introductory study... packed with enlightening information." ?The Times Literary SupplementPoor whites have been isolated from mainstream white Southern culture and have been in turn stereotyped as rednecks and Holy Rollers, discriminated against, and misunderstood. In their isolation, they have developed a unique subculture and defended it with a tenacity and pride that puzzles and confuses the larger society. Written 25 years ago, this book was one scholar's attempt to understand these people and their culture. For this new edition, Wayne Flynt has provided a new retrospective introduction and an up-to-date bibliography.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0214
Publisher University of Indianapolis Press

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