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How curious a land

conflict and change in Greene County, Georgia, 1850-1885

by Jonathan M. Bryant

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greene County (Ga.),
  • Georgia,
  • Greene County
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Georgia -- Greene County -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Greene County (Ga.) -- History.,
    • Greene County (Ga.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-251) and index.

      StatementJonathan M. Bryant.
      SeriesThe Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF292.G7 B79 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 266 p. :
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL791012M
      ISBN 100807822574
      LC Control Number95023506
      OCLC/WorldCa32780508

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