A History 1st New edition
By (author) William S. Powell
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North Carolina by William S. Powell
Book DescriptionA leading authority on the people and events that have shaped North Carolina over four centuries, Powell here provides a sharply drawn overall history of the state for general readers. In twelve chapters this volume traces North Carolina's history from England's initial efforts to found a colony in America in the sixteenth century to uncertain and often-turbulent times as the final quarter of the twentieth century approached. |The first book-length study of the Supreme Court's "racial gerrymandering" decisions as well as the first sustained comparison of the First and Second Reconstructions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807842195
(235mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1988
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William S. Powell
Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, Paperback (January 2016)
The most comprehensive state project of its kind, the Dictionary provides information on some 4,000 notable North Carolinians whose accomplishments and occasional misdeeds span four centuries. Much of the bibliographic information found in the six volumes has been compiled for the first time. All of the persons included are deceased.
North Carolina Gazetteer, Paperback (April 2010)
North Carolina Gazetteer, 2nd Ed: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places and Their History
Encyclopedia of North Carolina, Hardback (November 2006)View all books by William S. Powell
Serves as a reference to the events, institutions, and cultural forces that have defined North Carolina. This volume includes more than 2,000 entries, presented alphabetically, consisting of longer essays on major subjects, briefer entries, and short summaries and definitions. It is illustrated with nearly 400 photographs and maps.
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Author Biography - William S. Powell
William S. Powell is professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His many books include North Carolina through Four Centuries, which won the 1989 Mayflower Cup for Nonfiction.
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