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Avery Craven


Democratic Theory and Practice

A mericans have never quite made up their minds regarding Thomas Jefferson. In times of national danger they have instinctively turned to him for inspiration and renewed faith in democratic principles. His own supreme confidence in common men and in [...]

Slavery Reconsidered

Slavery in Mississippi By Charles S. Sydnor. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company. $3.50. Plantation Slavery in Georgia. By R. B. Flanders. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. $3.50. Union and Reconstruction in Tennessee. By James Welc [...]

Liberalism in the South

Liberalism in the South. By Virginius Dabney. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press. $3.50. The rural man is usually conservative. Something in his way of living keeps him to beaten paths, and makes him interested in the preservation [...]

Brave and Daring Men

Lee's Lieutenants: Gettysburg to Appomattox. Vol. III. By Douglas Southall Freeman. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. $5.00. Hanger Mosby. By Virgil Carrington Jones. University of North Carolina Press. $1.50. Time has done well by Johnny Reb [...]