The Fledgling Province
Social and Cultural Life in Colonial Georgia, 1733-1776
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 01/2011
Cloth ISBN: 9780807896464
DescriptionThrough a painstaking gathering and synthesis of the surviving documents of Georgia social history before the Revolution, many of them fragmentary, Davis re-creates much of the texture and quality of life in that southernmost province. In addition to black slavery, religion, and education, he examines such elementary questions as: what kinds of buildings Georgians lived in, how they solved their transportation problems, the nature of criminal law administration, and the range of occupations and vocations.
Originally published in 1976.
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