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Author Kolp, John Gilman, 1943-

Title Gentlemen and freeholders : electoral politics in colonial Virginia / John Gilman Kolp.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.


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Description xi, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Early America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-233) and index.
Contents The political culture of elections -- The colonial electorate -- The dynamics of electoral competition -- Accomack County : searching for responsible authority on the eastern shore -- Lancaster County : experiencing parish neighborhood in the traditional tidewater -- Fairfax County : constructing political consensus in the northern neck -- Halifax County : sustaining contention on the southside frontier.
Subject Political culture -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Elections -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775.
ISBN 0801858437 (alk. paper)

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