Southern sons : becoming men in the new nation

Glover, Lorri, 1967-

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  • Creator Lorri Glover
  • Format Books
  • Publication Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • x, 250 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0801884985, 9780801884986
  • OCLC ocm69423199

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [185]-242) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- The first duties of a southern boy -- Raising "self willed" sons -- The educational aspirations of southern families -- Creating southern schools for southern sons -- The (mis)behaviors of southern collegians -- The southern code of gentlemanly conduct -- Acting the part of a gentleman -- Supervising suitors -- Winning a wife -- Professions and the "circle about every man" -- Slaveholding and the destiny of the Republic's southern sons -- Epilogue
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