Books: Psychoanalysis of a Nation

THE MIND OF THE SOUTH—W. J. Cash —Knopf ($3.75).

The most tragic chapter in U. S. history was written around an enigma which neither the North nor the South understood. That enigma was the South itself, and it is still unsolved. Last week a Southerner published a book that casts more light on the ancient riddle than any book before it.

Wilbur Joseph Cash was born in South Carolina in 1901, went to Southern schools and colleges, became a newspaperman, contributed to Mencken's old American Mercury, is now associate editor of the Charlotte, N. C....

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