ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. [History of early Adams County, Natchez, Mississippi.]

James, D. Clayton [Dorris Clayton "Jim" James], 1931-2004.

Published by Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1968.
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First edition (not stated per publisher's usual practice). xiv, 344 pages. Hardcover: H 23.25cm x L 15.5cm. Dust jacket mildly soiled, nicks and short tears as well as some creasing at edges, chip and angular 4.5cm tear at front panel's top left, usual toning to spine panel with ends worn; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Dull maroon boards, light bumping at spine ends. Small dark stain to top edge with a few leaves fractionally affected at margins; Plantation Book Shop, Natchez, Mississippi bookseller ticket affixed upon front pastedown; top corners of pages 339-342 creased from past fold-downs; interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy in a very good- dust jacket. With Acknowledgements, section of b/w plates on unpaged leaves, Bibliography, and Index. Best known for his later three volume biography THE YEARS OF MACARTHUR, historian D. Clayton James reviews the history of the prosperous river town of Natchez, Mississippi from its founding in 1716 through the antebellum era inclusive to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 with a focus on the local politics, military concerns, economy, society, and slavery. Chapters titled as follows: {1} INAUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS; {2} LIFE UNDER THE DONS; {3} ERA OF INTRIGUE AND INSECURITY; {4} NO COBWEBS ON CITY HALL; {5} FEDERALIST - WHIG STRONGHOLD?; {6} INTRODUCING THE NABOBS; {7} THERE WERE OTHER PEOPLE; {8} REALITIES AND ILLUSIONS OF PROSPERITY; {9} THE MOLDING OF IDEAS, TASTES, AND BELIEFS; {10} AMUSEMENTS, VICES, AND DISASTERS; and {11} EXCITING TIMES AND EXCITED CITIZENS. Raised in Natchez, D. Clayton James completed his Ph.D. at University of Texas at Austin in 1964 with his dissertation being the basis for ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. James taught history at Mississippi State University from 1965 to 1988 becoming Distinguished Professor in 1978 with guest lecturer posts at U.S. Army War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Academy. James taught at Virginia Military Institute from 1988 until his retirement in 1996. Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. [History of early Adams ...
Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1968.

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James, D. Clayton [Dorris Clayton "Jim" James], 1931-2004.
Published by Baton Rouge, LA and London: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1993. (1993)
ISBN 10: 0807118605 ISBN 13: 9780807118603
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Book Description Baton Rouge, LA and London: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1993., 1993. Reprint (first published 1968). xiv, 344 pages. Paperback: H 22.75cm x L 15.25cm. Paper covers lightly rubbed with slight wear and minor curling at corners; printer's blemish at front cover's top right corner. Foxing to top edge; some thumbing and very light foxing to fore-edge. Interior pages are clean. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy. With Acknowledgements, four unnumbered leaves of b/w illustrations, Bibliography, and Index. Famous for his later three volume biography THE YEARS OF MACARTHUR, Mississippi State University historian D. Clayton James reviews the history of the prosperous river town of Natchez, Mississippi from its founding in 1716 through the antebellum era inclusive to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 with a focus on the local politics, military concerns, economy, society, and slavery. Chapters titled as follows: {1} INAUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS; {2} LIFE UNDER THE DONS; {3} ERA OF INTRIGUE AND INSECURITY; {4} NO COBWEBS ON CITY HALL; {5} FEDERALIST - WHIG STRONGHOLD?; {6} INTRODUCING THE NABOBS; {7} THERE WERE OTHER PEOPLE; {8} REALITIES AND ILLUSIONS OF PROSPERITY; {9} THE MOLDING OF IDEAS, TASTES, AND BELIEFS; {10} AMUSEMENTS, VICES, AND DISASTERS; and {11} EXCITING TIMES AND EXCITED CITIZENS. Raised in Natchez, D. Clayton James completed his Ph.D. at University of Texas at Austin in 1964 with his dissertation being the basis for ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. James taught history at Mississippi State University from 1965 to 1988 becoming Distinguished Professor in 1978 with guest lecturer posts at U.S. Army War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Academy. James taught at Virginia Military Institute from 1988 until his retirement in 1996. {MS Shelf #7} Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. ISBN 0807118605. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-01895

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James, D. Clayton [Dorris Clayton "Jim" James], 1931-2004.
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Book Description Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1968., 1968. First edition (not stated per publisher's usual practice). xiv, 344 pages. Hardcover: H 23.25cm x L 15.5cm. Dust jacket mildly soiled, nicks and short tears as well as some creasing at edges, chip and angular 4.5cm tear at front panel's top left, usual toning to spine panel with ends worn; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Dull maroon boards, light bumping at spine ends. Small dark stain to top edge with a few leaves fractionally affected at margins; Plantation Book Shop, Natchez, Mississippi bookseller ticket affixed upon front pastedown; top corners of pages 339-342 creased from past fold-downs; interior pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy in a very good- dust jacket. Laid-in at front endpapers is a folded promotional sheet regarding the book with Plantation Book Shop order form. With Acknowledgements, section of b/w plates on unpaged leaves, Bibliography, and Index. Best known for his later three volume biography THE YEARS OF MACARTHUR, historian D. Clayton James reviews the history of the prosperous river town of Natchez, Mississippi from its founding in 1716 through the antebellum era inclusive to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 with a focus on the local politics, military concerns, economy, society, and slavery. Chapters titled as follows: {1} INAUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS; {2} LIFE UNDER THE DONS; {3} ERA OF INTRIGUE AND INSECURITY; {4} NO COBWEBS ON CITY HALL; {5} FEDERALIST - WHIG STRONGHOLD?; {6} INTRODUCING THE NABOBS; {7} THERE WERE OTHER PEOPLE; {8} REALITIES AND ILLUSIONS OF PROSPERITY; {9} THE MOLDING OF IDEAS, TASTES, AND BELIEFS; {10} AMUSEMENTS, VICES, AND DISASTERS; and {11} EXCITING TIMES AND EXCITED CITIZENS. Raised in Natchez, D. Clayton James completed his Ph.D. at University of Texas at Austin in 1964 with his dissertation being the basis for ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. James taught history at Mississippi State University from 1965 to 1988 becoming Distinguished Professor in 1978 with guest lecturer posts at U.S. Army War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Academy. James taught at Virginia Military Institute from 1988 until his retirement in 1996. {MS Shelf #5} Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-08589

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Book Description Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press [LSU Press], 1968., 1968. First edition (not stated per publisher's usual practice). xiv, 344 pages. Hardcover: H 23.25cm x L 15.5cm. Dust jacket mildly soiled, nicks and a few short tears as well as some light bumping at edges. Dull maroon boards. Light foxing to top edge; interior pages are clean. Binding retains some crispness. Else a near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. With Acknowledgements, section of b/w plates on unpaged leaves, Bibliography, and Index. Best known for his later three volume biography THE YEARS OF MACARTHUR, historian D. Clayton James reviews the history of the prosperous river town of Natchez, Mississippi from its founding in 1716 through the antebellum era inclusive to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861 with a focus on the local politics, military concerns, economy, society, and slavery. Chapters titled as follows: {1} INAUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS; {2} LIFE UNDER THE DONS; {3} ERA OF INTRIGUE AND INSECURITY; {4} NO COBWEBS ON CITY HALL; {5} FEDERALIST - WHIG STRONGHOLD?; {6} INTRODUCING THE NABOBS; {7} THERE WERE OTHER PEOPLE; {8} REALITIES AND ILLUSIONS OF PROSPERITY; {9} THE MOLDING OF IDEAS, TASTES, AND BELIEFS; {10} AMUSEMENTS, VICES, AND DISASTERS; and {11} EXCITING TIMES AND EXCITED CITIZENS. Raised in Natchez, D. Clayton James completed his Ph.D. at University of Texas at Austin in 1964 with his dissertation being the basis for ANTEBELLUM NATCHEZ. James taught history at Mississippi State University from 1965 to 1988 becoming Distinguished Professor in 1978 with guest lecturer posts at U.S. Army War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and U.S. Air Force Academy. James taught at Virginia Military Institute from 1988 until his retirement in 1996. {MS Shelf #6} Description copyright David Hallinan, Bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # JUN17-01520

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