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Pharsalia : an environmental biography of a southern plantation, 1780-1880

Author: Lynn A Nelson
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Series: Environmental history and the American South
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Pharsalia, a plantation located in piedmont Virginia at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of the best-documented sites of its kind. Drawing on the papers left behind by the Massie family,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn A Nelson
ISBN: 9780820334165 0820334162
OCLC Number: 885201227
Description: xviii, 295 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South
Responsibility: Lynn A. Nelson.

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[A] brilliantly successful environmental biography . . . Historians have tended to blame the farmers themselves for the soil depletion that contributed so heavily to the poverty ofthe rural South, Read more...

 
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