A Sense of Place in Southern Georgia: Birdsong Plantation, Farm, and Nature Center

9780964048638: A Sense of Place in Southern Georgia: Birdsong Plantation, Farm, and Nature Center
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Softcover 6 X 9. A uniquely conceived book, a series of auto-biographies tracing the evolution of values of five generations who lived on the same land in southern Georgia. Features six different person. Shadrack Edward Dickey, plantation owner, Willima James Dickey, Confederate Army officer who defended Atlanta against Sherman, Mary Anne Tabitha Dickey, tradional 19th century woman, Arthur Chandler Dickey, Jr., personified the enhanced value of formal education, Ed Komarek, mammalogist, and Betty Komarek, the principal force transforming Birdsong Farm into Birdsong Nature Center. Written in a growing genre of Intellectual History called "l'histoire des mentalites," which deals witht he history of ideas, values, and beliefs as these are expressed in the everyday life and culture of ordinary people. The series of unusual first-person narratives gives the reader immediate access to the values of the speakers, making this thoroughly researched and meticulously documented book a joy to read. From the back cover. Robert Joseph Rubanowice is Professor of Intellectual History in the Dept. of History, FSU, Tallahassee, FL. He is the author of "Crisis in Consciousness."

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Robert Joseph Rubanowice
Published by South Georgia Historical Conso (1994)
ISBN 10: 0964048639 ISBN 13: 9780964048638
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