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A "topping people" : the rise and decline of Virginia's old political elite, 1680-1790

Author: Emory G Evans
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a comprehensive study of the political, economic, and social elite of colonial Virginia. This title studies 21 families from their rise to power in the late 1600s to their downfall over one  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evans, Emory G.
"Topping people".
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008043124
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emory G Evans
ISBN: 9780813930374 0813930375
OCLC Number: 681294567
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 266 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Beginnings --
Politics, 1700-1737 --
The economy --
Society, 1700-1776.
Responsibility: Emory G. Evans.
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"I know of no account of the rise and fall of the Virginia elite that is so encyclopedic in scope. Emory Evans draws from many published but relatively obscure materials and has apparently read every Read more...

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