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Virginia : A History - Louis Rubin

Paperback Published: 17th January 1984
ISBN: 9780393301373
Number Of Pages: 260

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From the beginning, Virginians have styled their government a conservative commonwealth, seeking stability amid change and often fashioning change to fit their concept of what Virginia--and America--should be like. In the eighteenth century Golden Age, Virginia was a world of broad acres and country gentlemen. To preserve the world, Virginians led a revolution and helped to found a government that they believed would secure their children's future. In the name of old and tried principles, Virginians in 1861 seceded from the Union to defend a way of life that to them seemed worth fighting for. In the twentieth century, they "paid as they went," convinced that debt meant the end of good government.

ISBN: 9780393301373
ISBN-10: 0393301370
Series: States & the Nation
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 17th January 1984
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.05  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.36

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