The Toombs Oak, the Tree That Owned Itself, and Other Chapters of Georgia by E. Merton CoulterThe Toombs Oak, the Tree That Owned Itself, and Other Chapters of Georgia by E. Merton Coulter

The Toombs Oak, the Tree That Owned Itself, and Other Chapters of Georgia

byE. Merton Coulter

Paperback | May 1, 2010

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These nine essays originally appeared in the Georgia Historical Quarterly and range in subject from a group of Arcadians expelled from Nova Scotia that settled in colonial Georgia to the origins of the University of Georgia. Other essays examine the Woolfolk murder case that attracted national attention; Henry M. Turner, a black legislator during the Reconstruction; and John Howard Payne, the author of "Home, Sweet Home."
E. Merton Coulter came to the University of Georgia as an associate professor in 1919; he was named an emeritus professor of history in 1958 and continued to work on campus until his death in 1981. During his distinguished career, he wrote or edited more than thirty books and his contributions to periodicals were extensive. Coulter was...
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Title:The Toombs Oak, the Tree That Owned Itself, and Other Chapters of GeorgiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.61 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:University of Georgia PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0820335320

ISBN - 13:9780820335322

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"Coulter is a master storyteller. . . . His stories not only are enjoyable but also measure up to the requirements of good history."-Journal of American History