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Conceiving Carolina: Proprietors, Planters, and Plots, 1662-1729 Hardcover – March 11, 2004

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ISBN-13: 978-1403964793 ISBN-10: 1403964793 Edition: First Edition

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"Roper's subject is compelling, given the cast of characters and events that made proprietary South Carolina what it was. Roper's original take on the formative period of South Carolina's distinctive history will catch the scholar's notice and raise an eyebrow or two, but all who pore over Conceiving Carolina will be treated to a fascinating story that is as instructive as it is well told." --Warren M. Billings, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of History, University of New Orleans
"Conceiving Carolina is a welcome contribution to the scholarly literature on colonial South Carolina. Focusing on the era of proprietary government, it delineates the complex relationships that arose between London courtiers, West Indian planters, Yamassee warriors, Anglican missionaries, Huguenot refugees, British and Irish settlers, and African slaves. As Roper shows, the colony's early social and political development replicated patterns evident throughout the British Atlantic; at the same time, a major theme is the weakness of the centralizing Anglo-British state along its transoceanic periphery. Historians will find much of value in this book."--Eliga H. Gould, University of New Hampshire
"Roper's study is a rich source of information on the first sixty-seven years of Carolina's history."--Catherine Cardno, Johns Hopkins University

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"Roper`s subject is compelling, given the cast of characters and events that made proprietary South Carolina what it was. Roper`s original take on the formative period of South Carolina`s distinctive history will catch the scholar`s notice and raise an eyebrow or two, but all who pore over Conceiving Carolina will be treated to a fascinating story that is as instructive as it is well told." --Warren M. Billings, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Department of History, University of New Orleans

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; First Edition edition (April 3, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1403964793
  • ISBN-13: 978-1403964793
  • Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.9 x 8.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,099,205 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Interesting account of earliest European incursion into what is now South Carolina. A study of not just what came to pass, but what was intended or attempted, too. Well documented and a fairly easy read, considering the type of literature. Recommended only for history buffs or those who have an existing interest in South Carolina. Would probably not provide significant insight into the origins of other American Colonies.
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1 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Speedy Reviewer on September 8, 2005
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This is an accessible, well-researched, and engaging book on early South Carolinian history.

The ease with which this book can be read belies the tremendous research that has been undertaken by the author.
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