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Berland, Kevin

Works: 5 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 851 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author
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Most widely held works by Kevin Berland
The commonplace book of William Byrd II of Westover by William Byrd( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Byrd II (1674-1744) was an important figure in the history of colonial Virginia: a founder of Richmond, an active participant in Virginia politics, and the proprietor of one of the colonoy's greatest plantations. But Byrd is best known today for his diaries. Considered essential documents of private life in colonial America, they offer readers an unparalleled glimpse into the world of a Virginia gentleman. This book joins Byrd's Diary, Secret Diary, and other writings in securing his reputation as one of the most interesting men in colonial America."--Jacket
The dividing line histories of William Byrd II of Westover by William Byrd( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After his 1728 Virginia-North Carolina boundary expedition, Virginia planter and politician William Byrd II composed two very different accounts of his adventures. The Secret History of the Line was written for private circulation, offering tales of scandalous behavior and political misconduct, peppered with rakish humor and personal satire. The History of the Dividing Line, continually revised by Byrd for decades after the expedition, was intended for the London literary market, though not published in his lifetime. Collating all extant manuscripts, Kevin Joel Berland's landmark scholarly edition of these two histories provides wide-ranging historical and cultural contexts for both, helping to recreate the social and intellectual ethos of Byrd and his time. Byrd enriched his narratives with material appropriated from earlier authors, many of whose works were in his library--the most extensive in the American colonies. Berland identifies for the first time many of Byrd's sources and raises the question: how reliable are histories that build silently upon antecedent texts and present borrowed material as firsthand testimony? In his analysis, Berland demonstrates the need for a new category to assess early modern history writing: the hybrid, accretional narrative"--
William Beckford and the New Millennium by Kenneth W Graham( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected Readings by Kevin Berland( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bibliographie qui recense les publications portant sur tous les aspects du XVIIIe siècle, sans restrictions disciplinaires, linguistiques ou géographiques. La période couverte est celle du "Long Eighteenth Century", soit celle qui va approximativement de 1660 à 1830. Le classement est thématique. Un moteur de recherche permet des interrogations sur un grand nombre des bibliographies diffusées
A city endlessly rewritten : some versions and appropriations of Rome in the long eighteenth century by Kevin Berland( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The commonplace book of William Byrd II of Westover
English (16)

William Beckford and the New Millennium