The Resource Cracker Culture : Celtic Ways in the Old South, (electronic resource)

Cracker Culture : Celtic Ways in the Old South, (electronic resource)

Label
Cracker Culture : Celtic Ways in the Old South
Title
Cracker Culture
Title remainder
Celtic Ways in the Old South
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cracker Culture is a provocative study of social life in the Old South that probes the origin of cultural differences between the South and the North throughout American history. Among Scotch-Irish settlers the term "Cracker" initially designated a person who boasted, but in American usage the word has come to designate poor whites. McWhiney uses the term to define culture rather than to signify an economic condition. Although all poor whites were Crackers, not all Crackers were poor whites; both, however, were Southerners. The author insists that Southerners and North
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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McWhiney, Grady
Dewey number
  • 305.5690975
  • 975.03
  • 975/.03
LC call number
  • F213 .M438 1753
  • F213.M38 1988
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Southern States -- Civilization -- 1775-1865
  • Southern States -- Civilization -- Celtic influences
  • United States -- Southern states -- Poor white persons -- Social conditions, 1865-1970
Label
Cracker Culture : Celtic Ways in the Old South, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Prologue; I. Settlement; II. Heritage; III. Herding; IV. Hospitality; V. Pleasures; VI. Violence; VII. Morals; VIII. Education; IX. Progress; X. Worth; XI. Collision; Appendix; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780585119724
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368620876
  • (EBL)889037
  • (OCoLC)785811812
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368620876
Label
Cracker Culture : Celtic Ways in the Old South, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Prologue; I. Settlement; II. Heritage; III. Herding; IV. Hospitality; V. Pleasures; VI. Violence; VII. Morals; VIII. Education; IX. Progress; X. Worth; XI. Collision; Appendix; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780585119724
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111004368620876
  • (EBL)889037
  • (OCoLC)785811812
  • (EXLCZ)99111004368620876

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