9780822349839-0822349833-Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina

Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822349839
ISBN-10: 0822349833
Edition: 2nd Revised, Expanded ed.
Author: Anderson, Jean Bradley
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Format: Paperback 624 pages
FREE shipping on ALL orders

Book details

ISBN-13: 9780822349839
ISBN-10: 0822349833
Edition: 2nd Revised, Expanded ed.
Author: Anderson, Jean Bradley
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Format: Paperback 624 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Anderson, Jean Bradley wrote Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina comprising 624 pages back in 2011. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0822349833 and 9780822349839. Since then Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

In this revised and expanded second edition of Durham County, Jean Bradley Anderson extends her sweeping history of Durham from the seventeenth century to the end of the twentieth. Moving beyond traditional local histories, which tend to focus on powerful families, Anderson integrates the stories of well-known figures with those of ordinary men and women, blacks and whites, to create a complex and fascinating portrait of Durham’s economic, political, social, and labor history. Drawing on extensive primary research, she examines the origins of the town of Durham and recounts the growth of communities around mills, stores, taverns, and churches in the century before the rise of tobacco manufacturing. A historical narrative encompassing the coming of the railroad; the connection between the Civil War and the rise of the tobacco industry; the Confederate surrender at Bennett Place; the relocation of Trinity College to Durham and, later, its renaming as Duke University; and the growth of health-service and high-technology industries in the decades after the development of Research Triangle Park, this second edition of Durham County is a remarkably comprehensive work.

Rate this book Rate this book

We would LOVE it if you could help us and other readers by reviewing the book