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Sapelo : people and place on a Georgia sea island

Author: Buddy Sullivan; Benjamin Galland
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Sapelo will be a resource to both scholars and general readers wishing to know more about the island's history. The book uses both primary and secondary sources to paint a picture of the island's many dimensions and discrete periods (e.g. ecological, Native American, Spanish mission, antebellum plantation, African-American, and twentieth century)"--

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buddy Sullivan; Benjamin Galland
ISBN: 9780820350165 0820350168
OCLC Number: 950901886
Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 x 26 cm
Contents: Ecological Sapelo: the natural perspective --
Archaeological Sapelo: the early occupiers --
French interlude: anatomy of a failure --
Agrarian Sapelo: the apotheosis of Thomas Spalding --
Tabby: a panegyric to permanence --
Geechee Sapelo: from freedom to self-sufficiency --
Sapelo regenesis: the early twentieth century --
Sapelo in the 1950s: autumn of the old regime --
Scientific Sapelo: conservation, community, and challenge.
Responsibility: Buddy Sullivan ; photographs by Benjamin Galland.


Sapelo, a barrier island off the Georgia coast, is one of the state's greatest treasures. Buddy Sullivan covers the full range of the island's history, including Native American inhabitants; Spanish  Read more...


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