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C. Vann Woodward

C. Vann WoodwardAKA Comer Vann Woodward

Born: 13-Nov-1908
Birthplace: Vanndale, AR
Died: 17-Dec-1999
Location of death: Hamden, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Strange Career of Jim Crow

    University: BA, Emory University (1930)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1932)
    University: PhD, University of North Carolina (1937)
    Professor: Johns Hopkins University (1946-61)
    Professor: History, Yale University (1961-77)

    Pulitzer Prize for History 1982 for Mary Chestnut's Civil War

Author of books:
Tom Watson, Agrarian Rebel (1938)
Origins of the New South, 18771913 (1951)
Reunion and Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction (1951)
The Strange Career of Jim Crow (1955)
The Battle of Leyte Gulf (1965)
American Counterpoint (1971, essays)
Mary Chesnut's Civil War (1981, editor)
The Private Mary Chestnut (1984)
Thinking Back: The Perils of Writing History (1986, memoir)



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