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The House on Diamond Hill : A Cherokee Plantation Story
by Tiya Miles


Overview - At the turn of the nineteenth century, James Vann, a Cherokee chief and entrepreneur, established Diamond Hill, the most famous plantation in the southeastern Cherokee Nation. In this first full-length study to reconstruct the history of the plantation, Tiya Miles tells the story of Diamond Hill's founding, its flourishing, its takeover by white land-lottery winners on the eve of the Cherokee Removal, its decay, and its renovation in the 1950s.  Read more...

 
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Overview
At the turn of the nineteenth century, James Vann, a Cherokee chief and entrepreneur, established Diamond Hill, the most famous plantation in the southeastern Cherokee Nation. In this first full-length study to reconstruct the history of the plantation, Tiya Miles tells the story of Diamond Hill's founding, its flourishing, its takeover by white land-lottery winners on the eve of the Cherokee Removal, its decay, and its renovation in the 1950s. Vividly written and extensively researched, this history illuminates gender, class, and cross-racial relationships on the southern frontier.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807872673
  • ISBN-10: 0807872679
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: August 2012
  • Page Count: 315
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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