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Author Anderson, Jean Bradley.

Title Durham County : a history of Durham County, North Carolina / Jean Bradley Anderson
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 596 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Series Online access with subscription: Duke University Press
Contents Land for the taking : prehistory-1740s -- Moving in, 1740s-1771 -- The American Revolution -- Eighteenth-century Orange County, 1752-1800 -- The Rip Van Winkle era, 1801-1840 -- Improvement fever, 1840-1861 -- Origins of the town of Durham, 1819?-1861 -- Victory from defeat, 1861-1865 -- From bust to boom, 1865-1880 -- A house divided : an independent Black culture, 1865?-1880 -- A county at last, 1880?-1890 -- The apogee of an era, 1890-1903 -- Social challenges, 1900-1917 -- The face of change, 1903-1917 -- Joining the world, 1917-1924 -- Elation and depression, 1925-1941 -- World War II and the end of an era, 1941-1945 -- The old order changeth, 1946-1969 -- Civil rights, 1954-1978 -- Rounding out a century, 1960-1981 -- City and county to century's end -- Appendix: Population statistics and officeholders
Summary This sweeping history of Durham County, North Carolina, extends from the seventeenth century to the end of the twentieth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-560) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
SUBJECT Durham County (N.C.) -- History
Subject North Carolina -- Durham County.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822394044