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Danville, Virginia: And the Coming of the Modern South

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Danville, Virginia and the Coming of the Modern South documents Danville's political, social, and economic evolution beginning with the fall of the Confederacy until the dawn of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. It discusses the impact of the textile industry on the South in general - and Danville in particular - through colorful accounts attributed to Virginia polit ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 19th 2010 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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C. Findlay
Sep 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
My daughter recently started back at school and already had her first major assignment in History. Since it's election season, the teacher wanted to tie the post-Civil War treatment of blacks to the election and how far we've come as a nation with a sitting African-American president. After looking over the paper requirements, my daughter selected Virginia as the state she wanted to focus her report on and I found this book for her.

I downloaded the sample and was impressed enough to buy it outri
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Bill Guerrant
Dec 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A fascinating look at the key events in Danville history since the of the Civil War, with a particular emphasis on the history of Dan River Mills. This book will appeal to any with an interest in the city's history.
David Rasner
Jun 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
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Loaded with Virginia history. A must read for Viginia politics. Enjoyed learning a lot about Danville since the Civil War.

Happy Reading....
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