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Landon Carter"s Uneasy Kingdom

Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation

by Rhys Isaac

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7391695M
ISBN 100195189086
ISBN 109780195189087
OCLC/WorldCa61129143

Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation, Rhys Isaac, Oxford University Press, , , , pages. Landon Carter, a Virginia planter, left behind one of the most revealing of all American diaries. In this astonishingly rich. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation by Rhys Isaac (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

  Isaac, Rhys, Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) as well as his “Communication and Control: Authority Metaphors and Power Contests on Colonel Landon Carter's Virginia Plantation, –,” in Wilentz, Sean, ed., Rites of Power: Symbolism, Ritual, and Cited by: 1. Landon Carter’s Uneasy Kingdom: A Book Review - January Rhys Isaac’s new book, Landon Carter’s Uneasy Kingdom, tells the story of the life and times of Landon Carter (), a wealthy Virginia planter and near contemporary of John Carlyle. The book is primarily based on the extensive diaries kept by Carter himself, with surviving volumes covering , , , , and.

Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution And Rebellion On A Virginia Plantation. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2nd printing. Hardcover. 8vo. pages. B&W Illustrations. Small printed name/address sticker on front endpaper. Biography of Colonel Landon Carter of . Paving-stone-sized, hardbound books devoted to particular founding fathers of the American republic have inexhaustibly flooded bookstores over the last two Isaac's Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom is the joker in the pack. We call them "founding fathers," yet we don't think about the fatherly ways in which they worried about their own parenting skills and the future of both their Author: Albert Louis Zambone.


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