Hardcover. Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 298 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1970. ISBN: 0. A study in southern mythmaking. The dream of a new South-prosperous, powerful, racially harmonious-that developed in the three decades following the Civil War, and the transformation of that dream into widely accepted myths shielding and perpetuating a conservative, racist society.