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Evans, Emory G.


A "Topping People"

The Rise and Decline of Virginia's Old Political Elite, 1680-1790 Emory G. Evans

A "Topping People" is the first comprehensive study of the political, economic, and social elite of colonial Virginia. Evans studies twenty-one leading families from their rise to power in the late 1600s to their downfall over one hundred years later. These families represented the upper... More