Virginia, 1705-1786 : democracy or aristocracy? / by Robert E. and B. Katherine Brown.

; Brown, B. Katherine Taylor, author
East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, [1964] .

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Other Authors Brown, B. Katherine Taylor,
Subjects Gesellschaft.
Manners and customs.
Politics and government
Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Virginia.
Virginie -- Mœurs et coutumes -- Jusqu'à 1775.
Virginie -- Politique et gouvernement -- Jusqu'à 1775.
Description 333 pages : map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
©1964
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-328) and index.
Summary Comprehensive study that attempts to disprove the common view that Virginia was ruled by a controlled aristocracy and to show that it had many features of a democratic society.
Contents Economic democracy -- The structure of white society -- The impact of slavery on white society -- Primogeniture, entail, and inheritance of property -- Debtors, creditors, and paper money -- The voting franchise -- The Virginia electorate -- Election practices in eighteenth-century Virginia -- How the electorate voted -- Representation : "the echo of the people" -- Religious practices and conflicts -- Education in colonial Virginia -- The revolution as a social movement.
Geographic Area Virginia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)477345
(OCoLC)ocm00477345
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Brown, Robert Eldon, 1907-
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