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Preface to Peasantry: A Tale of Two Black Belt Counties (Southern Classics)

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A social scientist and public intellectual, Arthur Raper (1899-1979) advocated unpopular solutions to combat the shortcomings of race relations and economic stagnation in the South. Originally published in 1936, Preface to Peasantry confirmed Raper's place in the Chapel Hill Southern Regionalist movement of the 1930s and 1940s and elaborated his belief that New Deal federal planning could create progressive social policies.Adroitly juxtaposing themes of history and sociology, Preface to Peasantry is a text both descriptive of a broad phenomenon and prescriptive of policymaking to address the destruction of rural American life. This edition features a new introduction from Louis Mazzari to contextualize Raper's life and writings.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570036033
Manufactured:
Mazzari, Louis
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Introduction by:
Mazzari, Louis
Introduction:
Mazzari, Louis
Author:
Raper, Arthur Franklin
Subject:
Economic Policy
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Land tenure
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Subject:
United States Economic policy 1933-1945.
Subject:
Land tenure -- Southern States.
Subject:
World History-General
Series:
Southern Classics
Publication Date:
20050731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Dimensions:
9.16x6.04x1.20 in. 1.54 lbs.

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