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The New South Comes To Wiregrass Georgia 1860 1910

Pub Date : 2001-09-01 | Author : Mark V. Wetherington | Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN 10 : 1572331682
ISBN 13 : 9781572331686

This examination of cultural change challenges the conventional view of the Georgia Pine Belt as an unchanging economic backwater. Its postbellum economy evolves from self-sufficie..


Plain Folk S Fight

Pub Date : 2011-01-20 | Author : Mark V. Wetherington | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807877042
ISBN 13 : 9780807877043

In an examination of the effects of the Civil War on the rural Southern home front, Mark V. Wetherington looks closely at the experiences of white "plain folk--mostly yeoman farmer..



Georgia

Pub Date : 2010-05-10 | Author : Sullivan, Buddy | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439626221
ISBN 13 : 1439626227

Georgia's past has diverged from the nation's and given the state and its people a distinctive culture and character. Some of the best, and the worst, aspects of American and South..


Hawkinsville

Pub Date : 2008-04-14 | Author : Phillip A. Gibbs | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439619582
ISBN 13 : 1439619581

Hawkinsville lies along the banks of the Ocmulgee River in the heart of Georgia’s wiregrass country. Surrounded by some of the state’s most fertile cotton lands, the city becam..



Rails Through The Wiregrass

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : H. Roger Grant | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015066731657
ISBN 13 :

Insights into social and economic conditions in the South from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century highlight an illustrated study of the Georgia & Florida Rail..