Remembering Nashville

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By the mid-nineteenth century, the city of Nashville was a vibrant cultural center of the South. Through the Civil War, Reconstruction, two world wars, and into the modern era, Nashville has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book, Historic Photos of Nashville, Jan Duke provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of ...

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Overview

By the mid-nineteenth century, the city of Nashville was a vibrant cultural center of the South. Through the Civil War, Reconstruction, two world wars, and into the modern era, Nashville has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book, Historic Photos of Nashville, Jan Duke provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Nashville. This volume, Remembering Nashville, captures this journey through still photography from the finest archives of city, state, and private collections. From the Civil War, to the Centennial Exposition and the building of a modern metropolis, Remembering Nashville follows life, government, education, and events throughout Nashville’s history. The book captures unique and rare scenes through more than 130 historic photographs. Published in vivid black-and-white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596526013
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Series: Remembering Series
  • Pages: 134
  • Sales rank: 1,361,787
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jan Duke has published numerous articles on Nashville as the editor of the award-winning Web site nashville.about.com. She is a lifetime member of the Cheatham County Historical Society, as well as the First Families of Tennessee, a project of the East Tennessee Historical Society that documents, honors, and identifies the state's first residents prior to Tennessee's statehood in 1796.
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