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My Tears Spoiled My Aim : And Other Reflections on Southern Culture - John Shelton Reed

My Tears Spoiled My Aim

And Other Reflections on Southern Culture

Paperback Published: 1st May 1994
ISBN: 9780156000062
Number Of Pages: 168

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With characteristic tongue-in-cheek wit, Reed tackles the questions, Just what is "the South" today? Where is it? Why are Southerners so devoted to it? Instructional maps include "Where Kudzu Grows" and "States Mentioned in Country Music Lyrics."

Introductionp. 1
The South: What Is It? Where Is It?p. 5
Southerners as an American Ethnic Groupp. 29
The South's Mid-Life Crisisp. 42
New South or No South?: Southern Culture in 2036p. 54
Preserving the South's Quality of Lifep. 65
Life and Leisure in the New Southp. 75
My Tears Spoiled My Aim: Violence in Country Musicp. 84
Playboy's Southern Exposurep. 92
Thoughts on the Southern Diasporap. 104
Refugees and Returnees: The Southern In-Gatheringp. 119
In search of the Elusive Southernerp. 137
Bibliographyp. 143
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780156000062
ISBN-10: 0156000067
Series: Harvest Book
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st May 1994
Publisher: Mariner Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 13.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.2

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