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The State of Jones

The Small Southern County That Seceded from the Confederacy

The State of Jones( )
Author: Stauffer, John
Jenkins, Sally
ISBN:978-0-7393-2858-3
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy. The State of Jones is a true story about the South during the Civil War—the real South. Not the South that has been mythologized in novels and movies, but an authentic, hardscrabble place...
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Stauffer, John (Author)
John Stauffer has published numerous articles on photography and social reform in America, and is the recipient of grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, The Pew Program in Religion and American History, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. His forthcoming book, The Black Hearts of Men, won the 1999 Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize for the best dissertation in American Studies from the American Studies Association. He is Assistant Professor of English, History and Literature at Harvard University.

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