Explains the importance of the concept of honor in Southern society and examines family relationships, courtship, marriage, miscegenation, dueling, and slave insurrections
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Bertram Wyatt-Brown is Richard J. Milbauer Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida and a Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins University. The author of House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family and The Shaping of Southern Culture: Honor, Grace, and War, he is past president of the Southern Historical Association, the Society for Historians of Early American History, and the St. George Tucker Society. He lives in Baltimore.
"A remarkable achievement--a re-creation of the living reality of the antebellum South from thousands of bits and pieces of the dead past."--Walker Percy
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110195031199
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0195031199
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0195031199