A Historian's Coast: Adventures Into the Tidewater Past

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John F. Blair, Publisher, 2000 - History - 184 pages
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A collection of essays that blends history, ecology, and curiosity about the coastal past
  

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Contents

A Note to Readers
1
The Smoke and Ashes of Croatan
3
The Lambs Army
9
What the Governor Grew
15
Henry Ansells Recollections of Knotts Island
23
The Rise and Fall of the Rich Lands
31
The Book of Nature
39
A Naturalist at Fort Macon
51
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
95
In the Great Alligator Swamp
107
The Guano Gospel
115
Mis Bashi and the Lady Doctor
121
Light and Air
129
Behind the Veil
137
Rachel Carson at Bird Shoal
145
Goshens Land
154

The Schooner Ogeechee at Hatteras Island
59
The Last Daughter of Davis Ridge
65
Voyage of the Paper Canoe
73
Small Miracles
83
The Oyster Shuckers Song
89
Nature Remembers
161
All Good Things
169
Acknowledgments
175
Index
177
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