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Henry Watterson and the New SouthThe Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization$
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Daniel S. Margolies

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124179

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.001.0001

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A New Empire for the New South

A New Empire for the New South

(p.1) Introduction A New Empire for the New South
Henry Watterson and the New South

Daniel S. Margolies

University Press of Kentucky

This introductory chapter discusses Henry Watterson, who was also known as “Marse Henry”. He was the legendary editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal and served as a central voice of New South iconoclasm from the Civil War through the Great War. The discussion highlights several of Watterson's achievements, recognition, and works. It also presents several editorial photos that depicted Watterson.

Keywords:   Henry Watterson, Marse Henry, Louisville Courier-Journal, New South iconoclasm, Civil War, Great War, editorial photos

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