"The Obituary of Nations": Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South

  title={"The Obituary of Nations": Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South},
  author={James Taylor Carson},
  journal={Southern Cultures},
  pages={31 - 6}
  • J. Carson
  • Published 19 November 2008
  • History
  • Southern Cultures
"The wilderness settlers thought they were entering was in fact a landscape created and managed by the First Peoples." 
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