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Plain folk of the Old South

Owsley, Frank Lawrence

Plain folk of the Old South

by Owsley, Frank Lawrence

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865.,
  • Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Lawrence Owsley ; with a new introduction by John B. Boles.
    SeriesWalter Lynwood Fleming lectures in southern history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF213 .O94 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliv, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18534847M
    ISBN 109780807133422
    LC Control Number2008271712

    This book represents three decades of research and reflection on the social and economic systems of the antebellum South by the early twentieth century's leading historian of African American slavery. In this social history, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips () includes populations neglected in earlier scholarship--Indians, Latinos, Yeomen farmers, and Mountain folk.3/5(1). Plain Folk/ yeomen the typical white southerner was known as a yeoman farmer or plain folk, and they usually owned a few slaves, with whom they worked and lived with, owned their own land, and devoted themselves to subsistence farming instead of growing cotton and other crops for the market.

    Planters, Plain Folk, and Poor Whites in the Old South. Charles C. Bolton. Search for more papers by this author. Charles C. Bolton. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Lacy K. Ford. Search for more papers by this author. First published: 01 January Cited by: 1. Plain folk of the Old South by Frank Lawrence Owsley ISBN ISBN Paperback; Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, ; ISBN

    Click to read more about Plain Folk of the Old South by Frank Lawrence Owsley. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: 8.


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Plain Folk of the Old South book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published inFrank L. Owlsey's _Plain Folk o /5. Plain Folk of the Old South (Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History) [Owsley, Frank Lawrence, McWhiney, Grady] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Plain Folk of the Old South (Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures in Southern History)Cited by: out of 5 stars Plain Folk of the Old South full of information.

Reviewed in the United States on December 8, Verified Purchase. I bought this book to attempt to put my grandmother in the kind of situation she faced as a growing young lady in the 's.

I knew her briefly, but I wanted to write about her life and times as heard by my /5(5). First published inFrank Lawrence Owsley's Plain Folk of the Old South refuted the popular myth that the antebellum South contained only three classes—planters, poor whites, and draws on a wide range of source materials—firsthand accounts such as diaries and the published observations of travelers and journalists; church records; and county records, including wills.

Plain Folk of the Old Frank Lawrence Owsley. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, In Frank Lawrence Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South, the author disputes the idea that the society of the antebellum South was divided into three classes: planters, poor whites, and maintains that Southern society had a great deal more complexity than merely three classes.

Plain Folk of the Old South is a book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, one of the Southern it he used statistical data to analyze the makeup of Southern society, contending that yeoman farmers made up a larger middle class than was generally thought.

[1]. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Owsley, Frank Lawrence, Plain folk of the Old South. [Baton Rouge] Louisiana State University Press, "The Work Ethic of the Plain Folk: Labor and Religion in the Old South", Journal of Southern History () v.

70#4, Otto, John Solomon. "The Migration of the Southern Plain Folk: An Interdisciplinary Synthesis," Journal of Southern History, 51 (May ), The Plain Folk of the Old South, often called yeomen, were the middling white United States Southerners of the 19th century who owned few slaves or none.

Historical perspectives. Historians have long debated the social, economic and political roles. Terms used by scholars include "common people", "yeomen" and "Crackers."The term favored in Jeffersonian Democracy and Jacksonian Democracy. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Plain folk of the Old South by Owsley, Frank Lawrence,Louisiana State University Press edition, in English - Louisiana paperback by: The Plain Folk of the Old South, often called yeomen, were the middling white Southerners of the 19th century who owned few slaves or played a major role in the history of the Ante Bellum South, although they were less influential than the planters.

Historians have long debated the social, economic and political roles. Terms used by scholars include "common people", "yeomen" and. First published inFrank Lawrence Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South refuted the popular myth that the antebellum South contained only three classes—planters, poor whites, and slaves.

Owsley draws on a wide range of source materials—firsthand accounts such as diaries and the published observations of travelers and journalists; church records; and county records, including wills. Plain Folk of the Old South is the title of a book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, who adhered to the Southern Agrarians school of thought among historians of the South.

The major challenge to the view of planter dominance came from historian Frank Lawrence Owsley in Plain Folk of the Old South (). Historian. Plain Folk of the Old South by Frank Lawrence Owsley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(42).

The "Plain Folk of the Old South" were white subsistence farmers who occupied a social rung between rich planters and poor whites in the Southern United States before the Civil War. These farmers tended to settle in backcountry, and most of them were Scotch-Irish American and English American or a.

Written inCracker Culture presented the broadest attempt at surveying the common white man of the Old South since Frank Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South published almost forty years before. The book examines the culinary, agricultural, herding, and entertainment activities of the Old South and compares them to McWhiney’s.

In Frank Owsley's work, Plain Folk in the Old South, argued that a thriving middle class represented the majority of southerners and was integral to the region's development.

In the spirit of Owsley's effort to expand understanding of the south, this text provides fresh perspectives. First published inFrank Lawrence Owsley’s Plain Folk of the Old South refuted the popular myth that the antebellum South contained only three classes—planters, poor whites, and slaves.

Owsley draws on a wide range of source materials—firsthand accounts such as diaries and the published observations of travelers and journalists; church records; and county records, including wills Brand: Louisiana State University Press.

Start studying CH 11 COTTON, SLAVERY, & OLD SOUTH RG. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Aug 7, - These are the books I've read about the Old South, slavery, Civil War and abolitionists.

Some have a later timeframe, but still represent or shed light on Old South values. See more ideas about Books, Reading, Books to read pins.Plain Folk of the Old South is the title of a book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, one of the Southern Agrarians.

In it he used statistical data to analyze the make-up of southern society, contending that yeoman farmers made up a larger middle class than was generally thought.Plain Folk of the Old South is a book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, one of the Southern it he used statistical data to analyze the makeup of Southern society, contending that yeoman farmers made up a larger middle class than was generally thought.