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Durham County : a history of Durham County, North Carolina

Author: Jean Bradley Anderson
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed., rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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This sweeping history of Durham County, North Carolina, extends from the seventeenth century to the end of the twentieth.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Jean Bradley.
Durham County.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010039875
(OCoLC)665064438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bradley Anderson
ISBN: 9780822394044 0822394049
OCLC Number: 746557397
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 596 pages, [48] pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents: Land for the taking : prehistory-1740s --
Moving in, 1740s-1771 --
The American Revolution --
Eighteenth-century Orange County, 1752-1800 --
The Rip Van Winkle era, 1801-1840 --
Improvement fever, 1840-1861 --
Origins of the town of Durham, 1819?-1861 --
Victory from defeat, 1861-1865 --
From bust to boom, 1865-1880 --
A house divided : an independent Black culture, 1865?-1880 --
A county at last, 1880?-1890 --
The apogee of an era, 1890-1903 --
Social challenges, 1900-1917 --
The face of change, 1903-1917 --
Joining the world, 1917-1924 --
Elation and depression, 1925-1941 --
World War II and the end of an era, 1941-1945 --
The old order changeth, 1946-1969 --
Civil rights, 1954-1978 --
Rounding out a century, 1960-1981 --
City and county to century's end --
Appendix: Population statistics and officeholders.
Responsibility: Jean Bradley Anderson.

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