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Lost plantations of the South [[electronic resource] /] / Marc R. Matrana



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Autore: Matrana Marc R Visualizza persona
Titolo: Lost plantations of the South [[electronic resource] /] / Marc R. Matrana Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Jackson, : University Press of Mississippi, 2009
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (337 p.)
Disciplina: 306.3/49
Soggetto topico: Plantations - Southern States - History
Plantation life - Southern States - History
Plantation owners - Southern States
Slaves - Southern States
Historic sites - Conservation and restoration - Southern States
Historic preservation - Southern States
Soggetto geografico: Southern States History, Local
Southern States History, Local Pictorial works
Southern States Biography
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-298) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1. The Upper South, East: Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland; CHAPTER 2. The Upper South, West: Arkansas, Kentucky, and Tennessee; CHAPTER 3. The Carolinas; CHAPTER 4. Georgia; CHAPTER 5. Alabama and Florida; CHAPTER 6. Mississippi; CHAPTER 7. Louisiana; CHAPTER 8. Texas; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Note to the Reader; Index
Sommario/riassunto: The great majority of the South's plantation homes have been destroyed over time, and many have long been forgotten. In Lost Plantations of the South , Marc R. Matrana weaves together photographs, diaries and letters, architectural renderings, and other rare documents to tell the story of sixty of these vanquished estates and the people who once called them home. From plantations that were destroyed by natural disaster such as Alabama?s Forks of Cypress, to those that were intentionally demolished such as Seven Oaks in Louisiana and Mount Brilliant in Kentucky, Matrana resurrects these lost ma
Titolo autorizzato: Lost plantations of the South  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-48553-9
9786612485534
1-60473-469-8
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910536490703321
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