A Companion to the American South surveys and evaluates the most important and innovative writing on the entire sweep of the history of the southern United States.
- Contains 29 original essays by leading experts in American Southern history.
- Covers the entire sweep of Southern history, including slavery, politics, the Civil War, race relations, religion, and women's history.
- Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic.
- Summarizes current debates and anticipates future concerns.