A Murder In Virginia

Author: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393326062
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Recounts the events surrounding the dramatic post-Civil War trial of a young African American sawmill hand who was accused of ax murdering a white woman on her Virginia farm and who implicated three other women in the crime. Reprint.

A Murder In Virginia

Author: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393042016
Size: 21.77 MB
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Recounts the events surrounding the dramatic post-Civil War trial of a young African American sawmill hand who was accused of ax murdering a white woman on her Virginia farmyard and who implicated three other women in the crime. 15,000 ...

The Free Women Of Petersburg

Author: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393952643
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In a new book that has important implications for our vision of the female past, Suzanne Lebsock examines the question, Did the position of women in America deteriorate or improve in the first half of the nineteenth century?

Southern Horrors

Author: Crystal Nicole Feimster
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674035621
Size: 19.68 MB
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Southern Horrors provides a startling view into the Jim Crow South where the precarious and subordinate position of women linked black and white anti-rape activists together in fragile political alliances.

Old Dominion New Commonwealth

Author: Ronald L. Heinemann
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813926092
Size: 54.60 MB
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Tackles the four centuries of Virginia's history from Jamestown through the present, emphasizing the major themes that play throughout Virginia history--change and continuity, a conservative political order, race and slavery, economic ...

Billy Graham And The Rise Of The Republican South

Author: Steven P. Miller
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206142
Size: 21.34 MB
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Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South considers the critical but underappreciated role of the noted evangelist in the creation of the modern American South.

Cradle Of America

Author: Peter Wallenstein
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In this first single-authored history of Virginia since the 1970s, Peter Wallenstein traces major themes across four centuries in a brisk narrative that recalls the people and events that have shaped the Old Dominion.

Virginia Women

Author: Cynthia A. Kierner
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820347418
Size: 72.59 MB
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This collection of seventeen essays, written by established and emerging scholars, recovers the stories and voices of a diverse group of women, from the seventeenth century through the Civil War era.

The Body In The Reservoir

Author: Michael Ayers Trotti
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807899038
Size: 37.41 MB
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Centered on a series of dramatic murders in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Richmond, Virginia, The Body in the Reservoir uses these gripping stories of crime to explore the evolution of sensationalism in southern culture.