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Rasmussen, William M. S. (William Meade Stith), 1946-

Old Virginia : the pursuit of a pastoral ideal / William M.S. Rasmussen, Robert S. Tilton.

Charlottesville, Va. : Howell Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
viii, 252 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
F229 .R36 2003 (LC)+ Oversize
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-241) and index.
Subject Terms:
Country life -- Virginia -- History -- Pictorial works.
Country life -- Virginia -- History.
Landscape -- Social aspects -- Virginia -- History.
Landscape -- Virginia -- Pictorial works.
Pastoral systems -- Social aspects -- Virginia -- History.
Plantation life -- Virginia -- Pictorial works.
Plantation life -- Virginia.
Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Pictorial works.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Pictorial works.
Virginia -- Social conditions -- Pictorial works.
Tilton, Robert S.

  • European origins of the pastoral
  • The pursuit of gentility in the Virginia colony
  • Decline and resistance in antebellum society
  • The resurgence of the old order
  • The triumph of the colonial past.