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The river where America began : a journey along the James

Author: Bob Deans
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces Americans to the James River, explaining its essential role in the shaping of modern America and helping readers to understand how much of who we are as a nation is rooted along its shores.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Deans
ISBN: 9780742551725 0742551725
OCLC Number: 1103497457
Description: 319 pages
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: HeadwatersChapter 2: YeokantaChapter 3: Lords of NavigationChapter 4: VirginiaChapter 5: Democracy in AmericaChapter 6: Wade in the WaterChapter 7: Liberty or DeathChapter 8: River of DreamsChapter 9: A New Birth of FreedomEpilogue: Undimmed by Human TearsBibliography
Responsibility: Bob Deans.

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The James is America's river. It witnessed the birth of English-speaking America in 1607 and the 'new birth of freedom' ushered in by Union victory in the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln's dramatic Read more...

 
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