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The Resource The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company : a story of George Washington's times, Charles Royster

The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company : a story of George Washington's times, Charles Royster

Label
The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company : a story of George Washington's times
Title
The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company
Title remainder
a story of George Washington's times
Statement of responsibility
Charles Royster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the Dismal Swamp Company, a consortium of men who proposed draining and developing a vast swampland along the Virginia-North Carolina border; and discusses the eighteenth-century culture of greed that prompted people to embark upon such a delusional enterprise
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Choice
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company : a story of George Washington's times, Charles Royster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-607) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679433453
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98042773
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
The fabulous history of the Dismal Swamp Company : a story of George Washington's times, Charles Royster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-607) and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 622 p.
Isbn
9780679433453
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98042773
Other physical details
ill., maps

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