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South Carolina History



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South Carolina a History

By Walter B Edgar

Brand: Univ of South Carolina Pr
Hardcover (716 pages)

South Carolina a History
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In the first comprehensive history of South Carolina published in nearly fifty years, Walter Edgar presents a sweeping narrative of a state with an illustrious, sometimes infamous, past. He describes in very human terms 475 years of recorded history in the Palmetto State, including the experiences of all South Carolinians - rich and poor; male and female; those with roots in Africa and in Europe as well as Native Americans. In an eminently readable presentation, Edgar uses letters, diaries, and other writings to let voices from the past take part in telling the state's fascinating story.

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives, Part 1

By United States. Work Projects Administration

Released: 2011-03-24
Kindle Edition (264 pages)

Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives, Part 1
 
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The South Carolina Colony (True Books: American History (Paperback))

By Kevin Cunningham (Le

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A True Book-The Thirteen Colonies

Are you thrilled by true adventure stories? do you wonder how our founding fathers conquered the wilds of North America to create the United States? You'll experience it all in these books that tell the story of the brave men and women who escaped tyranny from across the ocean to forge a new world in 13 colonies that led to the birth of the United States of America.

Choosing Charleston

By T. Lynn Ocean

Released: 2014-10-22
Kindle Edition (265 pages)

Choosing Charleston
 
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Fleeing a lousy husband and chaotic northern life, Carly Stone needs to get out of town. Craving a major dose of her mamma's famous cooking and her daddy's upbeat life lessons, she heads to historic Charleston, South Carolina. While she's welcomed home with wide-open arms, Carly is shocked to find that things are much different than when she left a year ago. For starters, a land developer is erecting a building supply superstore that will surely put her family's small business out of business. Her wacky grandmother has moved in and keeps confusing her with her famous twin sister, Jenny. And to complicate matters, Carly is outrageously attracted to a construction worker when she should be figuring out how to save her marriage.

“A must read for anyone who enjoys mystery, laughter and a good love story.” – SC Woman magazine

Colonial South Carolina: A History

By Robert M. Weir

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
Paperback (448 pages)

Colonial South Carolina: A History
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In this modern and complete history of colonial South Carolina, Robert M. Weir explains the apparent paradoxes that defined a colony considered one of the most enigmatic in North America. In doing so, he offers provocative observations about its unparalled mid-eighteenth-century prosperity, escalating racial tension, political struggles, and push toward revolution.

South Carolina History & Genealogy on DVD - 164 books - Ancestry, Records, Family

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Partial List of Contents

Marriage Notices in the South-Carolina gazette and its successors. (1732-1801) by Alexander S. Salley - (1902) - 177 pages

The World War honor roll of those South Carolinians, who entering the services from their state, died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States - (1921) - 50 pages

Register (births) of St. Philip's parish Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720-1758 by A.S. Salley - (1904) - 354 pages

Old Plantation Days; being recollections of southern life before the civil war by Nancy Bostick De Saussure - (1909) - 123 pages

Some Historic Families of South Carolina by Frampton Erroll Ellis - (1905) - 86 pages

The South Carolina historical and genealogical magazine,Volume 15 - (1913) - 206 pages

The Negro law of South Carolina by John Belton O'Neall - (1848) - 58 pages

The History of South Carolina by William Gilmore Simms - (1918) - 388 pages

The Jews of South Carolina, from the earliest times to the present day by Barnett A. Elzas - (1905) - 352 pages

+ Plus 155 more books!

Confederate South Carolina: True Stories of Civilians, Soldiers and the War (Civil War Series)

By Karen Stokes

The History Press
Released: 2015-01-19
Paperback (144 pages)

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The Civil War never left South Carolina, from its beginning at Fort Sumter in 1861 through the destructive, harrowing days of Sherman’s march through the state in 1865. Included here are the stories of Confederate civilians and soldiers who remained true to their cause throughout the perilous struggle. An English aristocrat risked his life to run the blockade and become one of the defenders of Charleston. The Haskells of Abbeville sent seven sons into Confederate service. Many South Carolina women made heart-rending sacrifices, including a disabled woman from Laurens County whose heroic efforts preserved Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, from wartime ravages. Author Karen Stokes details the lives of men and women whose destinies intertwined with a tragic era in Palmetto State history.

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution

By John Oller

Da Capo Press
Released: 2016-10-25
Hardcover (400 pages)

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In the darkest days of the American Revolution, Francis Marion and his band of militia freedom fighters kept hope alive for the patriot cause during the critical British "southern campaign." Employing insurgent guerrilla tactics that became commonplace in later centuries, Marion and his brigade inflicted enemy losses that were individually small but cumulatively a large drain on British resources and morale.

Although many will remember the stirring adventures of the "Swamp Fox" from the Walt Disney television series of the late 1950s and the fictionalized Marion character played by Mel Gibson in the 2000 film The Patriot, the real Francis Marion bore little resemblance to either of those caricatures. But his exploits were no less heroic as he succeeded, against all odds, in repeatedly foiling the highly trained, better-equipped forces arrayed against him.

In this action-packed biography we meet many colorful characters from the Revolution: Banastre Tarleton, the British cavalry officer who relentlessly pursued Marion over twenty-six miles of swamp, only to call off the chase and declare (per legend) that "the Devil himself could not catch this damned old fox," giving Marion his famous nickname; Thomas Sumter, the bold but rash patriot militia leader whom Marion detested; Lord Cornwallis, the imperious British commander who ordered the hanging of rebels and the destruction of their plantations; "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, the urbane young Continental cavalryman who helped Marion topple critical British outposts in South Carolina; but most of all Francis Marion himself, "the Washington of the South," a man of ruthless determination yet humane character, motivated by what his peers called "the purest patriotism."

In The Swamp Fox, the first major biography of Marion in more than forty years, John Oller compiles striking evidence and brings together much recent learning to provide a fresh look both at Marion, the man, and how he helped save the American Revolution.

A New Voyage to Carolina, containing the exact description and natural history of that country; together with the present state thereof; and a journal ... account of their customs, manners, etc.

By John Lawson

Released: 2011-03-24
Kindle Edition (289 pages)

A New Voyage to Carolina, containing the exact description and natural history of that country; together with the present state thereof; and a journal ... account of their customs, manners, etc.
 
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Reflections of South Carolina

By Robert C. Clark

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
Hardcover (200 pages)

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Truly a book that will captivate newcomers and renew the appreciation of longtime residents, this breathtaking photographic exploration showcases the fullness of the state's regional diversity, natural beauty, and human creativity. Two hundred color photographs record South Carolina's people and places, architecture and terrain, flora and fauna, past and progress. With a remarkable ability to capture the splendor and spirit of the land and its inhabitants, Robert C. Clark's photographs and Tom Poland's text craft a work of artistry and magnificence. A foreword by South Carolina historian Walter Edgar complements the photographs.
From the forests and white-water rivers of the mountains to the cypress swamps of the coastal plain, South Carolina's natural wonders shine forth. The state's diverse geography and wealth of rivers, lakes, streams, and marshes are depicted along with such sights as an early Upstate snowfall, vibrantly colored wildflowers, a live oak tunnel near Edisto Island, and cypress needles on a Carolina bay.
South Carolina artisans and performers are featured, as are cityscapes, the technological achievements of the state's industries, and its numerous recreational opportunities. The volume includes historic landmarks such as the State House, Midleton Place, Wilcox Inn, and the slave tenement at the Aiken-Rhett House, and less prominent structures--gristmills, farmhouses, general stores, and the state's last covered bridge. The photographs show people enjoying music and cultural events; re-creating the Revolutionary and Civil War; casting, crabbing, and shrimping along the coast; and hot air ballooning.


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