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Cumberland Island: A History - Wormsloe Foundation Publication (Paperback)

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Paperback 440 Pages / Published: 31/03/2005
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Cumberland Island is a national treasure. The largest of the Sea Islands along the Georgia coast, it is a history-filled place of astounding natural beauty. With a thoroughness unmatched by any previous account, Cumberland Island: A History chronicles five centuries of change to the landscape and its people from the days of the first Native Americans through the late-twentieth-century struggles between developers and conservationists.

Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820327419
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

This history of a place and its people makes fascinating reading. Mary Bullard has told the story of Cumberland Island in more detail, and with more insight, than has been done before, and probably will ever be done again.

--Harvey H. Jackson "Jacksonville State University "

Cumberland Island is the best book written about any barrier island on the Georgia coast--and there have been many.

--Buddy Sullivan "author of Early Days on the Georgia Tidewater "

This is one of those travel/history books that will please all the serious Georgia history and nature lovers. . . . If you read it and then visit Cumberland Island, your knowledge of the historical landscape will probably impress even the natives.

--Macon Magazine

Bullard has done a commendable job . . . This book is a very solid addition to any Georgia history library and will be a valuable source for students . . . Bullard is to be commended for her contribution to Georgia scholarship.

--Georgia Historical Quarterly

Overall, the book is well researched and provides the best historical account specifically of Cumberland Island yet presented.

--Cumberland Island Newsletter

Bullard's history has all the hallmarks of an award-winning book. She has carefully mined local, state, and national archives and illustrated her story with numerous maps and photographs. Perhaps most noteworthy, she has written a history that will be interesting to both scholars and general readers.

--Journal of Southern History

In this richly researched book, Bullard explores Cumberland Island's historical significance and remarkable beauty. . . . Bullard's research is vast and impeccable, a treasure for anyone who has visited Cumberland or wishes to.

--St. Petersburg Times

Anyone interested in reading the saga of this, the largest of Georgia's islands, and the families who lived there should read this work.

--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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