Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007 / Edition 1

Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007 / Edition 1

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by Ronald L. Heinemann, John G. Kolp, Anthony S. Parent Jr., William G. Shade
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813926092

ISBN-13: 9780813926094

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Univ of Virginia Pr


About the Author:
Ronald L. Heinemann is Professor Emeritus of History at Hampden-Sydney College

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About the Author:
Ronald L. Heinemann is Professor Emeritus of History at Hampden-Sydney College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813926094
Publisher:
Univ of Virginia Pr
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


List of Maps     viii
Preface     ix
Before Virginia     1
Atlantic Outpost: 1607-1650     18
Imperial Outpost: 1650-1690     41
A Planter's Patriarchy: 1690-1775     63
An Empire in Crisis: 1750-1775     92
From British Colony to American State: 1775-1788     116
The Virginia Dynasty: 1789-1825     150
Democratizing the Old Dominion: 1825-1851     171
Virginia at Midcentury: 1840-1860     193
Slavery, Secession, and the Civil War: 1850-1865     211
The Reconstruction Era: 1865-1885     240
Progress and Preservation: 1885-1915     261
The Rise of the Byrd Organization: 1915-1930     289
Depression and War: 1930-1945     311
The Politics of Race: 1945-1960     330
A New Commonwealth: 1960-2007     350
Epilogue     371
Virginia Population Figures     379
General Bibliography     381
Index     383

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