Description - North Carolina by William S. Powell
A 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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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.