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Remaking Wormsloe Plantation

Drew A. Swanson

Remaking Wormsloe Plantation

the environmental history of a Lowcountry landscape

by Drew A. Swanson

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural landscapes,
  • Plantation life,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Plantations,
  • Landscape changes,
  • Archaeology and history,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Landscapes,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDrew A. Swanson
    SeriesEnvironmental history and the American South
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF294.W6 S93 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25194296M
    ISBN 100820341770
    ISBN 109780820341774
    LC Control Number2011029992

    Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah, Georgia. 4, likes 21 talking about this 4, were here. A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of /5(39).   of Georgia's tidewater estates, Wormsloe has remained in the hands of the same family since the mids. Claimed and developed by founding Georgia colonist Noble Jones, Wormsloe has successively served as a military stronghold, plantation, country residence, farm, .

    Download Citation | Remaking wormsloe plantation: The environmental history of a lowcountry landscape | Why do we preserve certain landscapes while developing others without restraint? Drew A. Wormsloe Plantation Situated on a forested peninsula surrounded by coastal marshes, Wormsloe Plantation was established in by Noble Jones one of the first British colonists in the area. The site includes a plantation house built by Jones' grandson in , a detached library, the ruins of a fortified house, a mile-long drive bordered by.

    While writing the dissertation in which “Golden Weed” is based, he also researched on the Wormsloe plantation. This project became Swanson’s first book titled, “Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape” published in The work is said to be the best book on Georgia history produced that year. Remaking Wormsloe Plantation connects this distinct Georgia place to the broader world, adding depth and nuance to the understanding of our own conceptions of nature and history. Becoming a Doctor: Reflections by Minnesota Medical Students.


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"Remaking Wormsloe Plantation" is both - and is much more. Swanson captures the essence of Wormsloe, as a Colonial Lowcountry plantation - family estate - state historic site - interpretive resource, and brings a nearly three hundred year history up to date with his Cited by: 6.

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Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape; Drew A. Swanson Foreword by Paul S. Sutter ; Book; Published by: University of Georgia Press; Series: Environmental History and the American SouthCited by: 6.

Remaking Wormsloe Plantation connects this distinct Georgia place to the broader world, adding depth and nuance to the understanding of our own conceptions of nature and history.

This is a really fine book, rich in the kind of detail that explains the lived-in quality of a place, deeply researched and broadly contextualized, with writing that. Remaking Wormsloe Plantation is a contribution to scholarship on the environmental history of plantations and place as well as a book that will appeal to a popular audience." – Mart A.

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"Remaking Wormsloe Plantation" is 5/5(4). Remaking Wormsloe Plantation connects this distinct Georgia place to the broader world, adding depth and nuance to the understanding of our own conceptions of nature and history. eISBN:   This detailed study of Wormsloe Plantation in coastal Georgia reflects the macro-history of settlement, land development, and reinvention of the past in the coastal Deep South and, by extension, the constant and universal reinvention of the pastPrice: $   Researched and written while Swanson was a fellow at the Wormsloe Institute for Environmental History fromRemaking Wormsloe Plantation follows in the path of Nelson's agroecological microstudy with the hope of informing the preservation and interpretation of this specific historic site (p.

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Why do we preserve certain landscapes while developing others without restraint. Drew A. Swanson’s in-depth look at Wormsloe plantation, located on the salt marshes outside of Savannah, Georgia, explores that question while revealing the broad historical forces that have shaped the lowcountry South.

Wormsloe is one of the most historic and ecologically significant stretches of the Georgia by: 6. The Wormsloe Historic Site, informally known as Wormsloe Plantation, is a state historic site near Savannah, Georgia, in the southeastern United site consists of acres ( km 2) protecting part of what was once the Wormsloe Plantation, a large estate established by one of Georgia's colonial founders, Noble Jones (c.

The site includes a picturesque miles ( km Coordinates: 31°57′53″N 81°4′14″W /. Remaking Wormsloe Plantation connects this distinct Georgia place to the broader world, adding depth and nuance to the understanding of our own conceptions of nature and history.

"Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape" by Drew A. Swanson. Remaking Wormsloe Plantation connects this distinct Georgia place to the broader world, adding depth and nuance to the understanding of our own conceptions of nature and history.

Environmental History and the American South: Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape (Paperback)Brand: Drew a Swanson; Professor Paul S Sutter. Drew A. Swanson is the author of Remaking Wormsloe Plantation ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), A Golden Weed ( avg rating, 1 /5(8).

Introduction: The Last Plantation --A Lowcountry Experiment: Creating a Transatlantic Wormsloe --Becoming a Plantation: Wormsloe from the Revolution to the Civil War --Wormsloe Remade: Plantation Culture from the Civil War to the Twentieth Century --"Worth Crossing Oceans to See": The Transition from an Agricultural to an Ornamental.

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See all 3 Wormsloe Historic Site tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).He is the author of a number of journal articles and book chapters, as well as three books: Beyond the Mountains: Commodifying Appalachian Environments (University of Georgia Press, ), A Golden Weed: Tobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South (Yale University Press, ), and Remaking Wormsloe Plantation: The Environmental History of a.