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Abrams, Carl, CONSERVATIVE CONSTRAINTS: North Carolina and the New Deal . University Press of Mississippi , 1992. NEW copy. Hardcover with dust jacket, still in shrinkwrap. OUT OF PRINT. $40.00

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Campbell, Sandra Douglas, IREDELL COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA: A Brief History. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. Over 80 black & white illustrations. 128 pages.
~~ From the rough trails carved by the Catawba and the Cherokee to the “crossroads of the future,” Iredell County has experienced a dramatic and poignant evolution, though its original innovative spirit and agricultural traditions persist to the present day.

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Forrest, John, LORD I’M COMING HOME: Everyday Aesthetics in Tidewater, North Carolina. Cornell University Press, 1988. NEW copy. Hardcover without dust jacket (as issued). With illustrations by Deborah Blincoe. Contents as follows: Preface; The Fishing Day; The Aesthetic Realm; The Field Site; Aesthetics at Home; Aesthetics at Work; Aesthetics of the Church; Aesthetics of Leisure; Synthesis; Appendix A: Outlines of Selected Sermons; Appendix B: Tale of Wallace Tyler, Version #2; References; Index. 259 pages. OUT OF PRINT. $40.00

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Nardy, Jane Gibson, HISTORIC TALES OF CASHIERS, NORTH CAROLINA. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. Over 30 black & white illustrations. 128 pages.
~~ In this charming account, North Carolina historian Jane Gibson Nardy recounts a treasure-trove of true stories from her beloved Blue Ridge community. In addition to several generations of family memorabilia from her personal library, Nardy has also culled the area’s public records -- deeds, wills, marriage registers and even tombstones -- to make mountain tales of yesteryear come alive for the modern reader.

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Wehunt-Black, Rita, GASTON COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. (Charleston: The History Press, 2008). NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. Over 95 black & white photographs. 128 pages.
~~ In this readable, skillfully researched volume, historian Rita Wehunt-Black rediscovers the rich heritage of Gaston County, from the original European settlements in the eighteenth century to the growth of mill villages in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and into the modern day.

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Baldwin, William P., CAROLINA PLANTATIONS: Lost Photographs from the Historic American Buildings Survey. (Charleston: The History Press, 2005). NEW copy, trade PAPERBACK. Over 150 black & white photographs. 168 pages.
~~ This collection of photographs represents some of the most stunning work present in the Historic American Buildings Survey. In the South, especially, these photographs became invaluable records of a way of life that was quickly disappearing. The selections here capture these lost dwellings—sometimes as a fragment, sometimes a whole building—and showcase the grand tradition and romantic detail of these icons of the South.

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Scarborough, William Kaufman, THE OVERSEER: Plantation Management in the Old South. University of Georgia Press., 1984. NEW copy. Hardcover issued without dust jacket. Reprint of LSU Press 1966 edition. Line illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, index, 256 pages. OUT OF PRINT.

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Train, Frances Cheston., CAROLINA PLANTATION REMEMBERED NEW copy, trade paperback. (Charleston: The History Press, 2005). Over 95 black & white photographs. 168 pages.
~~ Author Frances Cheston Train recalls the magic of summers spent at Friendfield Plantation in the 1930s, golden days insulated from the hardships of the Depression and filled with innocence, kindness and uncomplicated fun.

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Carpenter, Jesse T., SOUTH AS A CONSCIOUS MINORITY, 1789-1861: A Study in Political Thought. University of South Carolina Press, 1991. NEW copy, PAPERBACK, still in shrinkwrap. With a new introduction by John M. McCardell. "... a fine study in the political thought of the Old South as a conscious minority seeking protection in the American Union from the political power of a Northern majority." Paperback edition currently OUT OF PRINT. Hardcover in print at $89. $20.00

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[Rayner] Cantrell, Greg, KENNETH AND JOHN B. RAYNER AND THE LIMITS OF SOUTHERN DISSENT. University of Illinois Press, 1993. NEW copy. Hardcover with dust jacket. Notes, bibliography, index, 361 pages. "This is a dual account of Kenneth and John Rayner, father and son politicians. Kenneth Rayner "was born in eastern North Carolina. . . . {He}had successful careers in the state and national legislatures as a Whig. . . . Discouraged by increasing immigration, especially of European Roman Catholics, Rayner became a leader of the American Party and worked at the national level to create a 'doctrinaire political nativism.' When that effort failed, he calledon Republican and American Party members to vote together to prevent the election of a Democrat. Still fighting abolition, Rayner became a member of the Republican Party and after the war held minor federal offices. Kenneth Rayner's illegitimate black son, John, was provided with a college education by his father, entered North Carolina Republican politics, married, and removed to Calvert, in Robertson County, Texas." $45.00

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