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Table of Contents First words: A Diary & a Diarist - in time of Overturn I. Revolution In House & Home 1. Morning of Revolution 2. The Egypt of this Exodus 3. "All for Love" A Daughter Declares Independence II. Enlightenment Calm. 4. American Pastoral - Plantation Work & Days 5. Learning from the Library - Deep Dialog with Books 6. Knowing the Body - Plantation Medical Practice III Politics: War & Betrayal 7. For King & Country - Against the French & Indians 8. Rebellions - The Stamp Act Unsettles All IV A Troubled Old Regime 9. Master and Slaves: Gentry Lore and Folk Memory 10. Duties Betrayed - The King Above, the Neighbors Around 11. "Contests at Home" V. With King Lear into the Storm 12. Primal Rebellions 13. Saving one soul more alive: Landon & Nassaw 14. Toward Death - Fighting All the Way Last Words Annotation Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Carter, Landon, 1710-1778, Plantation owners Virginia Biography, Carter, Landon, 1710-1778 Diaries, Gentry Virginia Social life and customs 18th century, Plantation life Virginia History 18th century, Sabine Hall (Richmond County, Va, )Virginia Social life and customs 1775-1783, Virginia Social conditions 18th century, Virginia History Revolution, 1775-1783 Social aspects, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Social aspects