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Democratizing the Old Dominion

William G. Shade

The emergence of the two-party system in the 1830s led to the democratization of the nation and to decades of heated dispute about democracy. In Democratizing the Old Dominion, the first comprehensive study of antebellum Virginia politics, William G. Shade demonstrates that Virginia typified the... More


Virginia's Historic Courthouses

John O. Peters and Margaret T. Peters. Foreword by Lewis F. Powell, Jr.

Featuring 140 color photographs of Virginia's courthouses, this book is a visual treat as well as an innovative approach to history and architecture. It contains a wealth of social and architectural history. In addition to giving an overview of the history of 126 courthouses, the authors recount... More


Empires in the Forest

Avery Chenoweth and Robert Llewellyn

From the author and photographer who brought us "a new genre of art book" in Albemarle: A Story of Landscape and American Identity comes a new collaborative effort detailing the story of our nation’s birth: Jamestown and the Making of America. This beautiful work of photography and prose traces the... More


Mr. Jefferson's University

Virginius Dabney

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Virginius Dabney

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Thomas Jefferson

Frederick Doveton Nichols and Ralph E. Griswold

Collaboration with the greatest botanists of his time, an instinctive humanitarianism, and a natural ingenuity in landscape design combined to make Thomas Jefferson a pioneer in American landscape architecture. Frederick D. Nichols and Ralph E. Griswold, in this close study of Jefferson’s many... More


The John Henry County Map of Virginia, 1770

John Henry. Introduction Louis B. Wright

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Catalogue of the Collection of American Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College

Mary Frances Williams

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Chronology of Virginia and the War of Independence, 1763-1783

John E. Selby

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