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This is an undeniably well-researched book that presents a cogent picture of how Virginia's past kept it from embracing a robust future. Read morePublished 11 months ago by M. A. Burk
Excellent! If you've ever wondered how Virginia went to being such a dominant force in everything in Colonial America, to just some backwater state by the Civil War, this book... Read morePublished 17 months ago by William I. Brown
If you have ever wondered, as I have, what possibly could have happened to the Virginia of the Founders’ generation that saw it fall from prominence and then emerge some several... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stan Prager
Fascinating and carefully researched. Full of new insights about 18th and 19th century Virginia.Published 22 months ago by F. Leber
Not being a trained historian, I'm not really qualified to give this book a thorough, scholarly review and will defer to the excellent comments of other correspondents for that. Read morePublished on June 19, 2014 by Captain K
Another great book to see the developing nation in a well written commentary which was well researched, recorded and explained.Published on May 20, 2014 by grambo007
This book -- which I read quite a while ago now, and do not remember in detail -- is a really interesting book in its position on Jefferson and Madison. Read morePublished on April 2, 2014 by 2215bee
This book was quite a pleasant surprise. While the subject intrigued me, I never it expected it too have such an interesting analysis of why Virginia fell from being the primary... Read morePublished on December 19, 2013 by H P Roberts