The Governor and the Rebel
A History of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 01/1957
Cloth ISBN: 9780807807262
DescriptionThis is the definitive study of the unsuccessful rebellion in Virginia led in 1676 by the younger Nathaniel Bacon, celebrated in history as the rebel, against Sir William Berkeley, the colonial governor of Virginia and one of the lords proprietors of Carolina. Using all known English and American sources, Washburn sheds light on many misconceptions surrounding the episode.
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