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The South in the Shadow of Nazism

An article from Southern Cultures 18:3, Fall 2012: The Politics Issue

Stephen J. Whitfield

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 09/2012
Subject: History, Political Science | University of North Carolina
eBook ISBN: 9781469607368


In the immediate postwar period, as though sensing that the revulsion from Nazism might be carried too far, senators from the South defied the American Creed. They opposed the campaign to sign the Genocide Convention, for example, which the United Nations had adopted in 1948."

This article appears in the Fall 2012 issue of Southern Cultures. The full issue is also available as an ebook.

Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for the Study of the American South.