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A sober desire for history : William Gilmore Simms as historian / Sean R. Busick.

Author/Creator:
Busick, Sean R., 1969-
Publication:
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 143 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 -- Knowledge -- History.
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870 -- Knowledge -- South Carolina.
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- South Carolina.
Historiography -- South Carolina.
South Carolina -- Historiography.
South Carolina -- In literature.
Contents:
Art, patriotism, and moral progress : the foundation of Simms's historical writings
Simms and other historians
Simms as collector and publisher of manuscripts
Simms as biographer
The history of South Carolina
Simms as a presenter of history through fiction
South Carolina in the Revolution : Simms and the North.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-137) and index.
ISBN:
1570035652 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56798750