The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 - Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia (Paperback)
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The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790 - Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia (Paperback)

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Paperback 462 Pages / Published: 30/04/1999
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In this Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Rhys Isaac describes and analyzes the dramatic confrontations--primarily religious and political--that transformed Virginia in the second half of the eighteenth century. Making use of the observational techniques of the cultural anthropologist, Isaac vividly recreates and painstakingly dissects a society in the turmoil of profound inner change. |Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize in History, this book recreates and analyzes the dramatic political and religious confrontations that transformed Virginia in the second half of the eighteenth-century. (Please see cloth edition published 5/82.)

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807848142
Number of pages: 462
Weight: 612 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 29 mm
Edition: New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
One of the best--and most provocative--books written on colonial Anglo-America over the past decade.

"Times Literary Supplement"


A gracefully written evocation of eighteenth-century Virginia culture.

"American Historical Review"


[A] gracefully written evocation of eighteenth-century Virginia culture.

"American Historical Review"


One of the best-and most provocative-books written on colonial Anglo-America over the past decade.

"Times Literary Supplement"

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