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The South Carolina encyclopedia

Author: Walter B Edgar; Humanities Council SC.
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The South Carolina Encyclopedia is a comprehensive single-volume reference for just about anything anyone would want to know about the Palmetto State's rich cultures and storied heritage, from prehistory to the present day. Under the editorial direction of historian Walter Edgar, 598 contributors have come together to write more than one million words depicting the representative people, places, and things that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter B Edgar; Humanities Council SC.
ISBN: 1570035989 9781570035982
OCLC Number: 65521494
Notes: "A project of the Humanities Council SC."
Description: xxi, 1077 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: edited by Walter Edgar.
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Talks about the Palmetto State's rich cultures and storied heritage. This work includes more than one million words depicting the representative people, places, and things that define South Carolina.  Read more...

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'Monumental' is much too small a word for this spectacular - and spectacularly well done - compendium of South Carolina people, places, and past history. This is a book to be treasured, a book to be Read more...

 
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