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1 LELAND, JACK (TEXT); JORDAN, WILLIAM A. (PHOTOGRAPHS). 60 Famous Houses Of Charleston, South Carolina.
The News And Courier and The Evening Post, Charleston: 1979. 6th Edition. A Post-Courier Booklet. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The stories of the 60 houses depicted in this publication were originally published in The Evening Post during 1968 and 1969. They were selected at random, as examples of the hundreds of architecturally or historically important Charleston residences. Revised and brought up to date, the original 50 stories are now republished together with nine more of the original newpaper series and one addition (Ashley Hall) to conform to the new title 60 Famous Houses. 
Price: 8.79 USD
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2 MOORE, MARGARET H.; MOORE, TRUMAN (PHOTOGRAPHY); RUSSELL, ROBERT (INTRODUCTION). Complete Charleston: A Guide To The Architecture, History And Gardens Of Charleston.
TM Photography, Charleston: 1997. 0966014405 / 9780966014402 First Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Discover all the hidden wonders of America's most historic city. Eleven different tours take you to the famous sights and secret byways, from the celebrated Battery to the scheduled beautiful neighborhoods that many visitors miss. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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3 OATIS, STEVEN J. A Colonial Complex: South Carolina's Frontiers In The Era Of The Yamasee War, 1680 - 1730.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln: 2004. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In 1715 the upstart British colony of South Carolina was nearly destroyed in an unexpected conflict with many of its Indian neighbors, most notably the Yamasees, a group whose sovereignty had become increasingly threatened. The South Carolina militia retaliated repeatedly until, by 1717, the Yamasees were nearly annihilated, and their survivors fled to Spanish Florida. The war not only sent shock waves throughout South Carolina's government, economy, and society, but also had a profound impact on colonial and Indian cultures from the Atlantic Coast to the Mississippi River. Drawing on a diverse range of colonial records, A Colonial Complex builds on recent developments in frontier history and depicts the Yamasee War as part of a colonial complex: a broad pattern of exchange that linked the Southeast's Indian, African, and European cultures throughout the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. In the first detailed study of this crucial conflict, Steven J. Oatis shows the effects of South Carolina's aggressive imperial expansion on the issues of frontier trade, combat, and diplomacy, viewing them not only from the perspective of English South Carolinians but also from that of the societies that dealt with the South Carolinians both directly and indirectly. Readers will find new information on the deerskin trade, the Indian slave trade, imperial rivalry, frontier military strategy, and the major transformations in the cultural landscape of the early colonial Southeast. Steven J. Oatis is an assistant professor of history at the University of the Ozarks. "Steven J. Oatis's book is the most important contribution to our understanding of the Yamasee War since Verner Crane's magisterial The Southern Frontier. . . . first published in 1928. . . . Oatis makes it abundantly clear that whatever the causes of the Yamasee War, it powerfully reordered the political landscape of the lower South for a very long time to come."—Charles Hudson, American Historical Review "Steven J. Oatis has written a superb account and analysis of the Yamasee War, an event that most historians either simplify or forget but one that had repercussions for all empires, native and foreign, interested in the Southeast. . . . A Colonial Complex will surely rank as a classic text in the study of the colonial South for years to come."—Julie Anne Sweet, The Georgia Historical Quarterly "With the publication of Steven J. Oatis's excellent book, we finally have a comprehensive and persuasive interpretation of this critical war."—Journal of Southern History "A welcome addition to the growing body of literature addressing the early colonial period in the American southwest."—William Wall, Journal of Military History "A Colonial Complex is noteworthy because Oatis provides an insightful look into a conflict that is usually only mentioned as a side note in the history of the Creek Indians. But Oatis's research goes well beyond the Yamasee War, and as a result anyone studying colonial interaction with Indians in the Southeast will find this book useful." —Michael Hoekstra, Southern Historian "Oatis allows the reader to appreciate the 'kaleidoscopic complexity' of the eighteenth-century southern frontier with its 'fluid identities and ambiguous alliances'. . . . Oatis has produced a work that is a must read for serious students of South Carolina's early history."—Mary Ferrari, South Carolina Historical Magazine "This well-written volume will appeal to scholars of the American frontier and the early American South. It effectively draws upon a wide range of English and Spanish sources to provide by far the most detailed account of the war and the events that surrounded it, and readers will appreciate its insights."—Andrew K. Frank, Itinerario "While the broad outlines of the Yamasee conflict are well known, Oatis' exploration of the conflict and the years leading up to and after the war are the best I have read. . . . Rather than casting the war as a turning point in the history of the English South, Oatis deftly reveals how it ended some peoples' ability to shape their own destinies but, at the same time, it did little to change the imperatives, strategies, and practices that characterized politics and diplomacy in the region. The book is a welcome addition to the recent spate of frontier studies for its subject matter, and Oatis' rehabilitation of the concept of frontier offers interesting theoretical challenges to studies that have focused instead on region-making and borderlands."—James Taylor Carson, Southern Quarterly "Oatis's writing skills, powers of analysis, and command of the South Carolina materials are impressive."—Amy Turner Bushnell, The Americas 
Price: 27.98 USD
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4 RAVENEL, MRS. ST. JULIEN. Charleston: The Place And The People.
Southern Historical Press / Strode Publishers, Easley: 1972. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This intriguing book, first published in 1906, is a thorough and heartwarming story of the beginning of one of America's most famous cities. It not only tells the history of those earliest days and the move from Old Towne to Charleston, as it's known today, but brings life to the personalities of many of the lords proprietors and even the bold captain, Robert Sandford, who landed at Port Royal and "took seizin by turffe and twigge" in the name of King and realm of England. Includes an Index. 
Price: 34.15 USD
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Upper King Publishing: 2005. 0976717115 / 9780976717119 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
There is no other place in this country that so elequently blends time and space, past and present as Charleston. This book is ddicated to the unsung artisans who created Charleston's cornices and to those who had the vision to ensure that Charleston remained a living city, a place where the past is revered and where the present is allowed to claim its own time and space in history. 
Price: 55.53 USD
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6 ROSEN, ROBERT N. A Short History Of Charleston.
Peninsula Press, Charleston: 1992. 0963515403 / 9780963515407 Second Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author on Title Page. 

Price: 33.25 USD
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7 SAVILLE, JULIE. The Work Of Reconstruction: From Slave To Wage Laborer In South Carolina, 1860-1870.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1994. 0521362210 / 9780521362214 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Explores from the vantage of the South Carolina countryside the upheavals in daily life that underlay broad social transformations engendered by emcipation and the fashioning of wage relations. Going beyond current discussions about the meaning of freedom for former slaves, it offers a portrait of freed people's actual social life that sheds light on the new relations with yeomen Republican allies. Includes an Index. 
Price: 90.20 USD
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University of South Carolina Press, Columbia: 1990. 0872497089 / 9780872497085 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
"An authority in its field and a treasure for its photographs, its measured drawings, its signatures and identifications of the works of early Charleston architects and builders . . . no student of local architecture, whether professional or amateur, can afford to be unacquainted with this distinguished and wholly excellent book, for it has preserved and recorded for all of us the architectural glory that Charles was and is." - Charleston Evening Post. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.05 USD
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9 VERNER, ELIZABETH O'NEILL. Mellowed By Time: A Charleston Notebook.
Bostick & Thornley, Inc., Columbia: 1947. Second printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Gift inscription to previous owner appears on front endpaper. 
"Mellowed by Time comes nearer to analyzing, even to explaining, the hold Charleston has on those who come within the charmed circle of its influence, than anything yet put into print. The picetures point and prove the words; the result is a restful, rewarding book, healthful for tired nerves." - The New York Herald Tribune. Illustrated with pencil drawings by the author. 
Price: 18.86 USD
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10 VLACH, JOHN MICHAEL. Charleston Blacksmith: The Work Of Philip Simmons.
University of South Carolina Press. 0872498352 / 9780872498358 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author. 
A guidebook to the beautiful ironwork of Charleston by the historic city's best known blacksmith. 
Price: 44.18 USD
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11 WHITELAW, ROBERT N. S. & LEVKOFF, ALICE F. Charleston Come Hell Or High Water: A History In Photographs.
Alice F. Levkoff and Patti F. Whitelaw, Charleston: 1976. 0961966505 / 9780961966508 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Very good condition. 
According to the author, "Herein, for all 'Charlestonophiles,' lies photographic testimony of the city's stubborn resistance to a century of catastrophe which has culminated finally into the present burst of glory." 
Price: 13.49 USD
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