The first gentlemen of Virginia : intellectual qualities of the early colonial ruling class / by Louis B. Wright.


San Marino, Calif. : The Huntington Library, 1940.

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Subjects Intellectual life.
Literatur.
Manners and customs.
Oberschicht.
Virginia -- Biografía.
Virginia -- Biography.
Virginia -- Intellectual life.
Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Virginia -- Vida Intelectual.
Virginia.
Series Huntington Library publications.
Description xi, 373 pages ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1940.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents English patterns for Virginia planters -- The development of a Virginia aristocracy -- The quality of the gentry -- The planters' concern over education -- Books and their place in plantation life -- William Fitzhugh: The evolution of an aristocrat -- Ralph Wormeley II: A cultivated gentleman-planter -- Richard Lee II: A belated Elizabethan -- The literate interests of the first carters -- Robert Beverley II: Historian and iconoclast -- The Byrd's progress from trade to genteel elegence -- The vitality of the tradition.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)952461
(OCoLC)ocm00952461
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wright, Louis B. 1899-1984.
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