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A history of Mississippi

Lowry, Robert

A history of Mississippi

from the discovery of the great river by Hernando DeSoto, including the earliest settlement made by the French under Iberville, to the death of Jefferson Davis

by Lowry, Robert

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Mississippi -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Lowry and William H. McCardle. Jackson, Miss., R. H. Henry, 1891.
      ContributionsMcCardle, William H., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF341 .L92 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 648 p.
      Number of Pages648
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5708005M
      ISBN 10040404610X
      LC Control Number70172755
      OCLC/WorldCa897401

        Photographs and text were drawn from “Mississippi History,” by Maude Schuyler Clay, which is out this month from Steidl. Richard Ford is the author of, most recently, the memoir “ Between. Mississippi State Prison in Parchman, Mississippi, has a long history as a penitentiary. And it features as a haunted setting in Jesmyn Ward’s National Award-winning novel “Sing, Unburied.

      Get this from a library! A History of Monroe County, Mississippi. [Monroe County Book Committee (Monroe County, Miss.);] -- Contains biographical sketches and history of the Monroe County, Mississippi. The School Book Supply Company of Mississippi has been serving as the publishers' textbook depository for adopted materials in the State of Mississippi since Our goal is to provide Mississippi schools with a central source for their educational needs at the lowest cost with the fastest service possible.

      The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War Victoria Bynum traces the origins and legacy of the Jones County uprising from the American Revolution to the modern civil rights movement. Books by Mississippi Writers. We have archived information about new books for writers in our database since You may click on a month from a year to view titles published that month, or click on a year to view all titles published that year.


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