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Author Tarter, Brent, 1948-

Title The grandees of government : the origins and persistence of undemocratic politics in Virginia / Brent Tarter
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013
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Contents For the glory of God and the good of the plantation -- True religion and a civil course of life -- The grievances of the people -- The grandees of government -- All men are not created equal -- On domestic slavery -- Constitutions construed -- House divided -- Causes lost -- An Anglo-Saxon electorate -- The Byrdocracy -- I was born black -- The spirit of Virginia -- Public good and private interest -- Virginia abstractions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Virginia -- History.
Constitutional history -- Virginia.
Political culture -- Virginia -- History.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081393432X (electronic bk.)
9780813934327 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)