The Idea of Honor in the Antebellum South

This week, Professor William Cooper examines the idea of honor in the Antebellum South. Professor Cooper explains how a person’s… read more

This week, Professor William Cooper examines the idea of honor in the Antebellum South. Professor Cooper explains how a person’s “honor” was significantly defined by public perception. And for a gentleman, any perceived slight of a person’s honor demanded defense, usually through a duel. This hour long class took place at Louisiana State University. close

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The Idea of Honor in the Antebellum South

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304901-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Aug 4, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2012

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  • Aug 04, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 04, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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