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Charleston; an epic of Carolina,

Author: R Goodwyn Rhett
Publisher: Richmond, Va., Garrett and Massie Inc. [©1940]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhett, R. Goodwyn (Robert Goodwyn), 1862-1939.
Charleston.
Richmond, Va., Garrett and Massie Inc. [©1940]
(OCoLC)575933473
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Goodwyn Rhett
OCLC Number: 1610067
Notes: Illustration on t.p : map on lining-papers.
Description: vii pages, 1 leaf, 374 pages portraits 28 cm
Contents: The province of South Carolina. Impulses towards English colonization --
The settlement of Charles Town is made safe --
France enters the southern frontier --
The shaping of a provincial life --
Struggles for domination of the southern frontier --
The passing of the proprietors --
A royal province --
Laying the foundations for broader life --
The beginnings of up-country settlements --
Independence and statehood. The clouds gather --
The spirit of revolution --
Battles on Sullivan's Island --
A breathing spell in the South --
South Carolina becomes the battleground --
The evolution of a state --
In the evolution of a nation. The birth of the union --
A nation or a federation --
Charleston in the youth of the union --
Nullification in South Carolina --
Charleston as a center of culture --
Expansion and renewed friction --
The union divides politically into North and South --
Secession and the fall of Fort Sumter --
Charleston during the war --
Reconstruction. The reorganization of government --
An orgy in the government --
South Carolina is rescued by its people --
Recovery. Reconstruction and readjustments --
The new era begins --
A political upheaval in South Carolina --
A significant movement --
Struggles for commercial and industrial opportunity --
Seeking foundations for the new life --
Suburban Charleston develops --
The low country is rediscovered --
Charleston again a center of culture.
Responsibility: by Robert Goodwyn Rhett.

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