How Curious a Land

How Curious a Land

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The story of the Civil War and Reconstruction in Greene County, Georgia, is a remarkable tale of both fundamental change and essential continuity. In How Curious a Land, Jonathan Bryant follows the county's social, economic, and legal transformation from a wealthy, self-sufficient plantation economy based on slavery to a largely impoverished, economically dependent community dominated by a new commercial class of merchants and lawyers.

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Book Details  

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press (July 01, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 276 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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