The road to a closed society : Mississippi politics and the language of white Southern identity
Manhood, family, and white identity in Thomas Nelson Page's "Marse Chan" and Thomas W. Dixon's The leopard's spots
"The South is a single, homogeneous people" : canonizing Southern history and literature
"Mississippi's giant house party" : whiteness and community at the Neshoba County Fair.
Southerners have a reputation as storytellers, as a people fond of telling about family, community, and the southern way of life. A compelling book about some of those stories and their consequences, One Homogeneous People examines the forging and the embracing of southern & ldquo; pan-whiteness & rdquo; as an ideal during the volatile years surrounding the turn of the twentieth century. Trent Watts argues that despite real and signifcant divisions within the South along lines of religion, class, and ethnicity, white southerners & mdash; especially in moments of perceived danger & mdash; asserted that t.