Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Another day, another article

Read about the new south. I don’t think this one is as good as the busing article, but I can’t think of much I could do to improve it either. Next up: George Wallace (not the comedian).


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I’ll give this a thorough read a little later. A quick perusal of Tom Hanchett’s “Sorting Out the New South City: Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte, 1875–1975” might help.

While much is obviously “Charlotte focused,” there is a lot that is generalizable about the changing South. I require the first three chapters in my Southern Politics class (and we also take a field trip to the Levine Museum of the New South, which Tom runs:

Didn’t you/we go there on one of your visits?

[Permalink] 2. Kalynne Pudner wrote @ Thu, 15 May 2008, 11:01 am CDT:

You really can’t write about Atlanta without mentioning the word “traffic,” you know. Preferably in all caps. With a prefix of “damn-.”

Congrats on the Texas A&M job.


Scott: Yep, I went when I was in town for the Teaching and Learning Conference in 2007.

Kalynne: Thanks!

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