History, Department of

 

Title

The Border South

Date of this Version

4-16-2004

Comments

Published in , April 16, 2004. © 2004 William G. Thomas III and Southern Spaces. http://www.southernspaces.org/contents/2004/thomas/1a.htm

Abstract

The rise of the Border South in the nineteenth century as a section was accompanied by conflict over slavery. It was a geopolitical region whose complexities of identity, commerce, and family make it both deeply Southern and at points open to other regions, cultures, and influences.