Cavalier and Yankee : The Old South and American National Character

Cavalier and Yankee : The Old South and American National Character

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William Taylor's Cavalier and Yankee was one of the most famous works of American history written in the 1960s. The book is an intellectual history of the South before the Civil War, the perception of it in the North, and the effect it had upon the nation in the years from 1800 to 1860. First published in 1961 and out of print for several years, Taylor's classic study remains essential to the study of the pre-Civil War South.Each of these two men, Hayne and Webster, became the personification of his region and adopted a suitable role. Hayne cast himself as a passionate Cavalier and slipped frequently into a military terminology of defense and attack. Webster anbsp;...


Title:Cavalier and Yankee : The Old South and American National Character
Author: William R. Taylor Professor of History State University of New York at Stony Brook
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1993-05-11
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