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Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Michael J. Goleman


Your Heritage Will Still Remain details how Mississippians constructed their social identity in the aftermath of the crises that transformed the state beginning with the sectional conflict, Civil War, and Reconstruction, and finally ending in the late nineteenth century. The social identity studied in this book focuses primarily on how Mississippians thought of their place within a national context, whether as Americans, Confederates, or both. During the period in question, radical transformations within the state forced Mississippians to embrace, deny, or rethink their standing within the Uni ... More

Keywords: Mississippi’s Lost Cause, Black Social Identity, 19th Century Mississippi History, Civil War in Mississippi, Reconstruction in Mississippi

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496812049
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496812049.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Goleman, author
Somerset Community College