Southern white masculinity, Saturday night in country music, southern manners, and more.
"There's plenty of cultural diversity in the American South, and you can always get a friendly argument started by trying to pronounce on who or what lies at the center of the southern cultural experience."
"Rural poor and working-class white southerners have endured a broad range of slurs throughout U.S. history, many derived from geographic regions, dietary habits, physical appearance, or types of clothing."
"My approach was simply to tell them exactly what I was trying to do, stating that I was helping with a study of the South and that I needed their help to show how Southerners really lived."
"On the surface the story is about growing up in a small southern town."
"Even the casual observer knows that the working poor are the predominant dramatis personae in the rhetorical vision of country music."
North Carolina Humanities Council, 1994
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1992
Oxford University Press, 1993.
University of South Carolina Press, 1993.
University of Georgia Press, 1990.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. 556 pp. Cloth, $27.50; paper, $14.00.
University of Kentucky Press, 1993.
University of North Carolina Press, 1992. University of North Carolina Press, 1993.
University of Tennessee Press, 1993.
University of Alabama Press, 1991.
University of Georgia Press, 1993.
University of Arkansas Press, 1993.
"For as long as some people have thought of themselves as southerners, they have believed that their manners were better than (or at least different from) those of other Americans—who have, by and large, been willing to grant them that."
"The revolution is quiet, but its impact is resounding."
"We were part of its community life. But we were Jewish, and not from the old families that had fought in the Confederate War."