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Ladies and gentlemen on display : planter society at the Virginia springs, 1790-1860

Author: Charlene M Boyer Lewis
Publisher: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2001.
Series: American South series.
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Each summer from 1790-1860, hundreds and eventually thousands of men and women left the boredom of their plantation homes and journeyed to the healthful Virginia Springs. This work states that  Read more...

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Lewis, Charlene M. Boyer, 1965-
Ladies and gentlemen on display.
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2001
(DLC) 2001026554
(OCoLC)47050181
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene M Boyer Lewis
ISBN: 0813921996 9780813921990 9780813920801 0813920809
OCLC Number: 65634962
Notes: Originally presented as author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Virginia.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 293 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: Pt. 1. The scene --
pt. 2. Healing waters --
pt. 3. Community and competition.
Series Title: American South series.
Responsibility: Charlene M. Boyer Lewis.

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Easily the best study of gentility in the Old South to date.--Georgia Historical QuarterlyIn the special time and place carved out by Springs-goers, we can see with new sharpness both the divisions Read more...

 
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