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The End of Southern Exceptionalism
by Byron E Shafer and Richard Johnston
Harvard University Press, 2006
eISBN: 978-0-674-04346-6 | Paper: 978-0-674-03249-1 | Cloth: 978-0-674-01934-8
Library of Congress Classification F216.2.S46 2006
Dewey Decimal Classification 975.043

Until now, the critical shift in Southern political allegiance from Democratic to Republican has been explained, by scholars and journalists, as a white backlash to the civil rights revolution. In this myth-shattering book, Byron Shafer and Richard Johnston refute that view, one stretching all the way back to V. O. Key in his classic book Southern Politics. The true story is instead one of dramatic class reversal, beginning in the 1950s and pulling everything else in its wake.

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