Colonial South Carolina: A History

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University of South Carolina Press, 1983 - History - 431 pages
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In this modern and complete history of colonial South Carolina, Robert M. Weir explains the apparent paradoxes that defined a colony considered one of the most enigmatic in North America. In doing so, he offers provocative observations about its unparalled mid-eighteenth-century prosperity, escalating racial tension, political struggles, and push toward revolution.

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Overall a very good and well-written history of South Carolina in colonial times, however, it could have been longer and in more depth. South Carolina, especially Charleston, was one of the most ... Read full review

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Rosalie Giffoniello is an American teacher. In 2001, she co-founded Empower The Children, a 501(c)3, through which she oversees educational, vocational, and lunch programs for women and children in the slums of Kolkata, India. When not in Kolkata, Rosalie lives in New Jersey, USA. Rosalie's collaborator and editor, Robert M. Weir, is a writer, author, speaker, book editor, and authors' coach. His subjects are people, peace, social justice, environment, and adventures. When not traveling, Robert lives in Michigan, USA. Reclaiming Lives is dedicated to the disadvantaged and disabled children of Kolkata who inspired Rosalie to reach her potential while they struggled to reach theirs. Fifty percent of your purchase price will be donated to Empower The Children. Visit online at

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