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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Carolina,
  • Southern States.

Subjects:

  • Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864,
  • Slavery -- Southern States,
  • Slaveholders -- South Carolina -- Biography,
  • South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDrew Gilpin Faust.
SeriesSouthern biography series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF273.H25 F38 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3489235M
ISBN 100807110485
LC Control Number82008939

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