Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Becoming Southern the Evolution of a Way of Life, Warren County and Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1770-1860

by Christopher Morris

  • ISBN: 9780195083668
  • ISBN10: 0195083660

Becoming Southern the Evolution of a Way of Life, Warren County and Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1770-1860

by Christopher Morris

  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
  • Publish date: 05/01/1995
  • ISBN: 9780195083668
  • ISBN10: 0195083660
used Add to Cart $1.11
You save: 99%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $128.96
FREE economy shipping!
Description: Mississippi, perhaps more than any other state, epitomized the Old South and all it stood for. Yet, at one time, this area had more in common with newly settled northwest territories than it did with older southeastern plantation districts. This book takes a close look at a "typical" Southern community, and traces its long process of economic, social, and cultural evolution. Focusing on Jefferson Davis's Warren County, Morris shows the transformation of a loosely knit Western community of pioneer homesteaders into a distinctly Southern society. This region was first settled by farmers and herders; by the turn of the nineteenth century, the wealthiest residents began to acquire slaves and to plant cotton, hastening the demise of the pioneer economy. Gradually, farmers began producing for the market, which drew them out of their neighborhoods and broke down local patterns of cooperation. Individuals learned to rely on extended kin-networks as a means of acquiring land and slaves, giving tremendous power to older men with legal control over family property. Relations between masters and slaves, husbands and wives, and planters and yeoman farmers changed with the emergence of the traditional patriarchy of the Old South; this transformation created the "Southern" society that Warren County's white residents defended in the Civil War. Drawing on wills, deeds, and court records, as well as manuscript materials, Morris presents a sensitive and nuanced portrait of the interaction between ideology and material conditions, challenging accepted notions of what we have come to understand as Southern culture.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Clean Earth Books
5,054 orders (90% success)
Location: Atlanta, GA
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
This item shows some wear from consistent use, but remains in good condition
[...]
Price:
$1.11
Comments:
This item shows some wear from consistent use, but remains in good condition
[...]
Seller: Gulf Coast Books
448 orders (96% success)
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Acceptable
0195083660.
Price:
$1.91
Comments:
0195083660.
Seller: Friends of the Phoenix Library
1,109 orders (96% success)
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Price:
$3.20
Comments:
100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
1,927 orders (96% success)
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
0195083660 unmarked, light shelfwear-NICE.
Price:
$3.37
Comments:
0195083660 unmarked, light shelfwear-NICE.
Seller: Half Price Books Inc
8,487 orders (97% success)
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$3.37
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Half Price Books Inc
8,487 orders (97% success)
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$4.50
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Kayleighbug Books, IOBA
14 orders (100% success)
Location: Morristown, NY
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Light edge wear to boards and jacket, some slight moisture wrinkling to
[...]
Price:
$5.03
Comments:
Light edge wear to boards and jacket, some slight moisture wrinkling to
[...]
Seller: First Landing Books & Art, Inc
4 orders (50% success)
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0-19-508366-0 American History 258pp including
[...]
Price:
$5.85
Comments:
8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0-19-508366-0 American History 258pp including
[...]
Seller: HPB-Ruby
7,759 orders (97% success)
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$7.18
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Powell's Books Chicago
397 orders (98% success)
Location: Chicago, IL
Condition: Very Good
1995. Hardcover. Very Good.
Price:
$7.31
Comments:
1995. Hardcover. Very Good.
Seller: Ergodebooks
16,558 orders (98% success)
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Excellent customer service. Prompt Customer Service. Buy with confidence.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$8.41
Comments:
Excellent customer service. Prompt Customer Service. Buy with confidence.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Glover's Bookery, ABAA
1 order (100% success)
Location: Lexington, KY
Condition: Like New
9.6 X 6.4 X 1.0 inches 288 pp; Some minor scuffing else a very nice book.
Price:
$8.43
Comments:
9.6 X 6.4 X 1.0 inches 288 pp; Some minor scuffing else a very nice book.
Seller: Novel Ideas Books
3 orders (100% success)
Location: Decatur, IL
Condition: Very Good
0195083660. Large 8vo 9"-10" tall; 258 pages.
Price:
$10.12
Comments:
0195083660. Large 8vo 9"-10" tall; 258 pages.
Seller: Artis Books
4 orders (100% success)
Location: Calumet, MI
Condition: Like New
AMERICAN HISTORY. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" Tall. (20)258pp. Notes. Index. No price on dust jacket flap.
Price:
$11.20
Comments:
AMERICAN HISTORY. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" Tall. (20)258pp. Notes. Index. No price on dust jacket flap.
Seller: Dorley House Books
6 orders (100% success)
Location: Clear Spring, MD
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
8 vo. First Edition, First Printing; dj in mylar; , 258 clean, unm arked pages.
Price:
$11.20
Comments:
8 vo. First Edition, First Printing; dj in mylar; , 258 clean, unm arked pages.
Seller: Bookfeathers LLC
12 orders (92% success)
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Neither remainder nor ex-lib. Hardcover in grey and red illustrated jacket,
[...]
Price:
$14.06
Comments:
Neither remainder nor ex-lib. Hardcover in grey and red illustrated jacket,
[...]
Seller: Curio Corner Books
Location: Austin, TX
Condition: Very Good
Book. Sm4to from 9" to 11" xix, 258 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red
[...]
Price:
$19.96
Comments:
Book. Sm4to from 9" to 11" xix, 258 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red
[...]
Seller: Turn-The-Page Books
2 orders (100% success)
Location: Seattle, WA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
8vo-8"-9" Tall. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked. 258pp. Jacket is very slightly rubbed at tips, offered now in a new mylar cover.
Price:
$20.25
Comments:
8vo-8"-9" Tall. 1st printing. Tight and unmarked. 258pp. Jacket is very slightly rubbed at tips, offered now in a new mylar cover.
Seller: edconroybooks.com
4 orders (100% success)
Location: Troy, NY
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Oxford U.P., New York, NY, 1995. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard
[...]
Price:
$20.81
Comments:
Oxford U.P., New York, NY, 1995. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard
[...]
Seller: Black Swan Books, Inc.
Location: Lexington, KY
Condition: Like New
Illustrated with a map, charts, graphs and plans. The dust jacket is
[...]
Price:
$22.50
Comments:
Illustrated with a map, charts, graphs and plans. The dust jacket is
[...]
Seller: Priceless Books
23 orders (91% success)
Location: Urbana, IL
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
258pp. Index, Notes. Corners bumped, light wear, DJ: light soiling and wear.
Price:
$22.50
Comments:
258pp. Index, Notes. Corners bumped, light wear, DJ: light soiling and wear.
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
1,981 orders (96% success)
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$22.63
Comments:
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
1,981 orders (96% success)
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$24.88
Comments:
Seller: The Junk Store
3 orders (100% success)
Location: Russellville, KY
Condition: Very Good
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade.
Price:
$34.51
Comments:
Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Audience: General/trade.
Seller: Sutton Books
6 orders (100% success)
Location: Norwich, VT
Condition: Like New
Shipping Icon
Hbk 258pp warmly INSCRIBED by the author on fep excellent clean tight unmarked in dj in protective sleeve as new.
Price:
$39.37
Comments:
Hbk 258pp warmly INSCRIBED by the author on fep excellent clean tight unmarked in dj in protective sleeve as new.
Seller: Ergodebooks
16,558 orders (98% success)
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$102.60
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).