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The Oglethorpe Plan : Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond

Author: Thomas D Wilson
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: James Oglethorpe; James Oglethorpe
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Wilson
ISBN: 9780813932903 0813932904
OCLC Number: 775664128
Description: 257 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : historical context --
1. The plan for a model colony --
2. The plan for an ideal city --
3. Implementaton of the plan --
4. The plan today --
5. The future of the plan --
Epilogue : Enlightenment legacy --
Appendix A. Chronology of the British Enlightenment, Oglethorpe's life, and the planning and founding of Georgia --
Appendix B. Biographical profiles.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Wilson.
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To make the familiar unfamiliar is one of the most powerful acts of a historian and Wilson does this. His carefully researched story describes both Oglethorpe's contribution to the Enlightenment and Read more...

 
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