The New South Comes To Wiregrass Georgia 1860 1910

Pub Date : 2001-09-01 | Author : Mark V. Wetherington | Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN 10 : 1572331682
ISBN 13 : 9781572331686

This examination of cultural change challenges the conventional view of the Georgia Pine Belt as an unchanging economic backwater. Its postbellum economy evolves from self-sufficie..

Plain Folk S Fight

Pub Date : 2011-01-20 | Author : Mark V. Wetherington | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807877042
ISBN 13 : 9780807877043

In an examination of the effects of the Civil War on the rural Southern home front, Mark V. Wetherington looks closely at the experiences of white "plain folk--mostly yeoman farmer..

Georgia

Pub Date : 2010-05-10 | Author : Sullivan, Buddy | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439626221
ISBN 13 : 1439626227

Georgia's past has diverged from the nation's and given the state and its people a distinctive culture and character. Some of the best, and the worst, aspects of American and South..

Hawkinsville

Pub Date : 2008-04-14 | Author : Phillip A. Gibbs | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439619582
ISBN 13 : 1439619581

Hawkinsville lies along the banks of the Ocmulgee River in the heart of Georgia’s wiregrass country. Surrounded by some of the state’s most fertile cotton lands, the city becam..