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Masters of the Big House

Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-nineteenth-century South (Jules and Frances Landry Award)

by William Kauffman Scarborough

  • 361 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Social History,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • 19th century,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • Plantation owners,
  • Slaveholders,
  • Southern States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages521
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945915M
    ISBN 100807131555
    ISBN 109780807131558
    OCLC/WorldCa65656953

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