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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
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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.

Colonial South Carolina: A History

By Robert M. Weir

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
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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.

The South Carolina Colony (True Books: American History (Paperback))

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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.

South Carolina Women In The Confederacy: Records Collected By Committee From South Carolina State Division, U.D.C.

By Committee From South Carolina State Division U.D.C.

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Published in 1903 by the South Carolina Division of the United Daughters of The Confederacy, this book chronicles the work of the Southern women of South Carolina that was performed in support of the Confederacy during the Civil War. Volume 1

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

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The Ultimate History and Genealogy Collection of South Carolina

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164 - Books on 1 DVD

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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

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The history of South Carolina

By Mary C. Simms Oliphant

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A textbook tracing the history of South Carolina from the arrival of the European settlers to the present day.

Reflections of South Carolina

By Robert C. Clark

Brand: University of South Carolina Press
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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.

The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina: 1514-1861

By Lawrence S Rowland & George C. Rogers

University of South Carolina Press
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The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina: 1514-1861
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In the first volume of The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, three distinguished historians of the Palmetto State recount more than three centuries of Spanish and French exploration, English and Huguenot agriculture, and African slave labor as they trace the history of one of North America's oldest European settlements. From the sixteenth-century forays of the Spaniards to the invasion of Union forces in 1861, Lawrence S. Rowland, Alexander Moore, and George C. Rogers, Jr., chronicle the settlement and development of the geographical region comprised of what is now Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and part of Allendale counties.


The authors describe the ill-fated attempts of the Spanish and French to settle the Port Royal Sound area and the arrival of the British in 1663, which established the Beaufort District as the southern frontier of English North America. They tell of the region's bloody Indian Wars, participation in the American Revolution, and golden age of prosperity and influence following the introduction of Sea Island cotton.


In charting the approach of civil war, Rowland, Moore, and Rogers relate Beaufort District's decisive role in the Nullification Crisis and in the cultivation, by some of the district's native sons, of South Carolina's secessionist movement. Of particular interest, they profile the local African American, or Gullah, population a community that has become well known for the retention of its African cultural and linguistic heritage.

Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption, 1861–1893: The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 2

By Stephen R. Wise

University of South Carolina Press
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Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption, 1861–1893: The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 2
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In Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption, 1861-1893, the second of three volumes on the history of Beaufort County, Stephen R. Wise and Lawrence S. Rowland offer details about the district from 1861 to 1893, which influenced the development of the South Carolina and the nation. During a span of thirty years the region was transformed by the crucible of war from a wealthy, slave-based white oligarchy to a county where former slaves dominated a new, radically democratic political economy.
This volume begins where volume I concluded, the November 1861 Union capture and occupation of the Sea Islands clustered around Port Royal Sound, and the Confederate retreat and re-entrenchment on Beaufort District's mainland, where they fended off federal attacks for three and a half years and vainly attempted to maintain their pre-war life. In addition to chronicling numerous military actions that revolutionized warfare, Wise and Rowland offer an original, sophisticated study of the famous Port Royal Experiment in which United States military officers, government officials, civilian northerners, African American soldiers, and liberated slaves transformed the Union-occupied corner of the Palmetto State into a laboratory for liberty and a working model of the post-Civil War New South.
The revolution wrought by Union victory and the political and social Reconstruction of South Carolina was followed by a counterrevolution called Redemption, the organized campaign of Southern whites, defeated in the war, to regain supremacy over African Americans. While former slave-owning, anti-black "Redeemers" took control of mainland Beaufort County, they were thwarted on the Sea Islands, where African Americans retained power and kept reaction at bay. By 1893, elements of both the New and Old South coexisted uneasily side by side as the old Beaufort District was divided into Beaufort and Hampton counties. The Democratic mainland reverted to an agricultural-based economy while the Republican Sea Islands and the town of Beaufort underwent an economic boom based on the phosphate mining industry and the new commercial port in the lowcountry town of Port Royal.


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