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The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 1 Religion (New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture) by Samuel S. Hill

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Religious groups,
  • Southern States,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Reference,
  • Central Southern states,
  • Southeastern & South Atlantic states,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Reference / Encyclopedias,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Civilization

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsGeneral Editor Charles Reagan Wilson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9316613M
ISBN 100807830038
ISBN 109780807830031

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Southern folklife is the heart of southern culture. Looking at traditional practices still carried on today as well as at aspects of folklife that are dynamic and emergent, contributors to this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examine a broad range of folk traditions.. Moving beyond the traditional view of folklore that situates it in historical practice and narrowly defined. There is no denying that race is a critical issue in understanding the South. However, this concluding volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture challenges previous understandings, revealing the region's rich, ever-expanding diversity and providing new explorations of race relations. In 36 thematic and 29 topical essays, contributors examine such subjects as the Tuskegee Syphilis. In this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, contributors have revised entries from the original Encyclopedia on topics ranging from religious broadcasting to snake handling and added new entries on such topics as Asian religions, Latino religion, New Age religion, Islam, Native American religion, and social : Samuel S. Hill, Charles Reagan Wilson. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen through the lenses of belief and cultural /5(5).

  This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture examines how mass media have shaped popular perceptions of the South--and how the South has shaped the history of mass media. An introductory overview by Allison Graham and Sharon Monteith is followed by 40 thematic essays and topical articles that examine major trends and seminal moments in film, television, Price: $   When the original Encyclopedia of Southern Culture was published in , the topic of foodways was relatively new as a field of scholarly inquiry. Food has always been central to southern culture, but the past twenty years have brought an explosion in interest in foodways, particularly in the South. Offering a comprehensive view of the South's literary landscape, past and present, this volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates the region's ever-flourishing literary culture and recognizes the ongoing evolution of the southern literary canon. As new writers draw upon and reshape previous traditions, southern literature has broadened and deepened its connections not just. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture addresses the cultural, social, and intellectual terrain of myth, manners, and historical memory in the American South. Evaluating how a distinct southern identity has been created, recreated, and performed through memories that blur the line between fact and fiction, this volume paints a broad, multihued picture of the region seen Cited by: 3.