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Author Kvach, John F., 1970-

Title De Bow's Review : the Antebellum Vision of a New South
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (281 pages)
Series New Directions in Southern History
New directions in southern history.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: An Old Foundation for a New South; 1. Learning to Be Southern and American; 2. Leaving an Old South, Entering a New South; 3. A Busy and Fractured Mind of the South; 4. Embracing Southern Anger and Southern Nationalism; 5. Reading and Investing in De Bow's Ideas; 6. War Tests De Bow's Theories and Patience; 7. The Reformulation of De Bow's Old New South; Acknowledgments; Appendix: The Identified Readership of De Bow's Review; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Series Page
Summary In the decades preceding the Civil War, the South struggled against widespread negative characterizations of its economy and society as it worked to match the North's infrastructure and level of development. Recognizing the need for regional reform, James Dunwoody Brownson (J.D.B.) De Bow began to publish a monthly journal -- De Bow's Review -- to guide Southerners toward a stronger, more diversified future. His periodical soon became a primary reference for planters and entrepreneurs in the Old South, promoting urban development and industrialization and advocating investment in schools
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867 -- Influence.
De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867.
De Bow's review (1853-1880)
Nationalism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Secession -- Southern States.
Slavery -- Southern States -- Justification
Southern States -- Civilization -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813144221 (electronic bk.)
9780813144221 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)
(hardcover : alk. paper)