Description - Maryland, A Middle Temperament by Robert J. Brugger
This volume explores the ironies, contradictions and compromises that give "America's oldest state" its special character. This account of the state's political, economic, social and cultural heritage - from the outfitting of Cecil Calvert's expedition to the opening of Baltimore's Harborplace - provides issues and personalities that make up Maryland's story and explain its "middle temperament".
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(254mm x 175mm x mm)
Johns Hopkins University Press
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Author Biography - Robert J. Brugger
Robert J. Brugger has taught at the universities of Maryland and Virginia and in 1978-79 was an Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow in the Humanities at Harvard. His previous books include Beverly Tucker: Heart over Head in the Old South and Our Selves/Our Past: Psychological Approaches to American History, the latter available from Johns Hopkins.