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Bathed in Blood: Hunting and Mastery in the Old South

by Proctor, Nicolas W.
Publisher: University Press of Virginia
Retail Price: $16.50
Issue: Fall 2003
ISBN: 0813920914

Through an analysis of both primary and secondary sources including diaries, letters, and magazine articles, Nicholas Proctor offers an examination of the social and cultural significance of hunting in the antebellum South. Proctor argues that the hunt provided both material and symbolic representations of socio-economic status.

review of Bathed in Blood: Hunting and Mastery in the Old South, by Proctor, Nicolas W., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2003).