Simkins, Francis Butler

Simkins, Francis Butler

December 14, 1897–February 9, 1966


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  • Title Simkins, Francis Butler
  • Coverage December 14, 1897–February 9, 1966
  • Beatrice Burton
  • Author Orville Vernon Burton
  • Keywords Historian, Two themes recurred in his writing: the South ought to be treated on its own terms; and the South possessed cultural characteristics that were different from those of the rest of the nation, intellectually progressive, he nevertheless maintained emotional ties to white southern traditionalism, His pioneering work on race relations was one of the major intellectual forces that helped set in motion the civil rights movement
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 21, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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