Tombee: portrait of a cotton planter

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Recounts the life of a slave-master and cotton planter from South Carolina based in part upon his journal kept between 1845 and 1858.

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Tombee: portrait of a cotton planter

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Here are two books in one. The first runs about 300 pages and is a biography of Chaplin, owner of the Tombee Plantation on South Carolina's St. Helena Island. The second runs over 400-odd pages and is ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Rosengarten, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is a teacher writer, and community activist. He holds a B.A. in American studies from Amherst College and a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 1989.

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