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Author Tarter, Brent, 1948-

Title The grandees of government : the origins and persistence of undemocratic politics in Virginia / Brent Tarter.

Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents For the glory of God and the good of the plantation -- True religion and a civil course of life -- The grievances of the people -- The grandees of government -- All men are not created equal -- On domestic slavery -- Constitutions construed -- House divided -- Causes lost -- An Anglo-Saxon electorate -- The Byrdocracy -- I was born black -- The spirit of Virginia -- Public good and private interest -- Virginia abstractions.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Political culture -- Virginia -- History.
Constitutional history -- Virginia.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Virginia -- History.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 081393432X (electronic bk.)
9780813934327 (electronic bk.)
9780813934310 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0813934311 (cloth ; alk. paper)