A New History of the American South

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A New History of the American South

2018

Relive the story of the South through essential episodes such as the forging of the slave South, Southern prosperity and the cotton economy, the lives of the enslaved, the breakdown of the Union and the wartime South,...

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Director
The Great Courses
Features
Edward L. Ayers
Supplier
The Great Courses

In This Series

The Geography of the American South
Episode 1
The Geography of the American South
The World of Slavery
Episode 2
The World of Slavery
Slavery Becomes American
Episode 3
Slavery Becomes American
The Southern Colonies Take Root
Episode 4
The Southern Colonies Take Root
Southern States in the New Nation
Episode 5
Southern States in the New Nation
War, Uprising, and Southern Solidarity
Episode 6
War, Uprising, and Southern Solidarity
The Birth of the Cotton South
Episode 7
The Birth of the Cotton South
Evangelical Faith in the South
Episode 8
Evangelical Faith in the South
Rebellion, Renewal: Tightening of Slavery
Episode 9
Rebellion, Renewal: Tightening of Slavery
Arguments for and against Slavery
Episode 10
Arguments for and against Slavery
A Restless South: Expansion and Conflict
Episode 11
A Restless South: Expansion and Conflict
Life in the Slave South
Episode 12
Life in the Slave South
Sovereignty and Slavery in the American West
Episode 13
Sovereignty and Slavery in the American West
The Complex Road to Secession
Episode 14
The Complex Road to Secession
Elemental Loyalties and Descent into War
Episode 15
Elemental Loyalties and Descent into War
End of War and of Slavery
Episode 16
End of War and of Slavery
Reconstruction and the Freedmen's Bureau
Episode 17
Reconstruction and the Freedmen's Bureau
The Landscape of the New South
Episode 18
The Landscape of the New South
Farmers and the Rise of Populism
Episode 19
Farmers and the Rise of Populism
The Invention of Segregation
Episode 20
The Invention of Segregation
Lynching and Disfranchisement
Episode 21
Lynching and Disfranchisement
Religious Faith in the New South
Episode 22
Religious Faith in the New South
Literature and Music of the New South
Episode 23
Literature and Music of the New South
The Legacies of the Southern Saga
Episode 24
The Legacies of the Southern Saga