Laura Edwards writes: "The South did not exist as “the South” until the creation of the Confederacy. It was a diverse region, with a long and complicated history. And during the Civil War, not all Confederates were Southerners and not all Southerners were Confederates. "Black Southerners provide the most obvious example. Barred from participating in … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Edwards on Why Confederate statues fail to represent Southern history | TheHill
Laura F. Edwards
BOOK: Edwards on Legal Culture of the Post-Revolutionary South
Laura F. Edwards. The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-revolutionary South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. via UNC Press: In the half-century following the Revolutionary War, the logic of inequality underwent a profound transformation within the southern legal system. Drawing on extensive archival research in … Continue reading BOOK: Edwards on Legal Culture of the Post-Revolutionary South
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