Cumberland Island: A History - Wormsloe Foundation Publication (Paperback)Mary R. Bullard (author)
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Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 30 mm
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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