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The planting of New Virginia : settlement and landscape in the Shenandoah Valley

Author: Warren R Hofstra
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.
Series: Creating the North American landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Planting of New Virginia Warren R. Hofstra offers the first comprehensive geographical history of one of North America's most significant frontier areas. By examining the early landscape history of the Shenandoah Valley in its regional and global context, Hofstra sheds new light on social, economic, political, and intellectual developments that affected both the region and the entire North American Atlantic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hofstra, Warren R., 1947-
Planting of New Virginia.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607064114
Online version:
Hofstra, Warren R., 1947-
Planting of New Virginia.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607915695
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren R Hofstra
ISBN: 0801874181 9780801874185 0801882710 9780801882715
OCLC Number: 52057399
Description: xv, 410 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The evolution of new Virginia --
Empire and encounter: a prologue --
Peopling an empire --
Settling the Shenandoah --
Bounding the land --
Centering the county --
From strategic place to central place --
Town and country --
The future of new Virginia: an epilogue.
Series Title: Creating the North American landscape.
Responsibility: Warren R. Hofstra.
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An important addition to scholarship of the geography and history of colonial and early America, The Planting of New Virginia, rethinks American history and the evolution of the American landscape in  Read more...

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A thorough, wide-ranging analysis of the complex issues surrounding the white settlement of the Shenandoah Valley. -- Thomas J. Humphrey William and Mary Quarterly 2004 A welcome addition to the Read more...

 
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