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Author: Jack Temple Kirby
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Series: Studies in rural culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this unique work, Jack Temple Kirby charts the history of the low country between the James River in Virginia and Albemarle Sound in North Carolina. The Algonquian word for this country, which means "swamp-on-a-hill," was transliterated as "poquosin" by seventeenth-century English settlers. Interweaving social, political, economic, and military history with the story of the landscape, Kirby shows how Native  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kirby, Jack Temple.
Poquosin.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)904085503
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Temple Kirby
ISBN: 0807822140 9780807822142 0807845272 9780807845271
OCLC Number: 31783215
Description: xvii, 293 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Studies in rural culture.
Responsibility: Jack Temple Kirby.
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A history of the American country between the James River in Virginia and Albemarle Sound in North Carolina. It combines social and political history with the story of the landscape, to show how  Read more...

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