The Hornbook of Virginia History: A Ready-Reference Guide
The Hornbook of Virginia History: A Ready-Reference Guide to the Old Dominion's People, Places, and Past
by Emily J. Salmon (Editor), Edward D. C. Campbell (Editor), Library of Virginia
The fourth edition of this reference (first, 1949) contains much updated information, including current statistical data for Virginia's cities, counties, and population and new historical scholarship. The first section consists of a history of Virginia from the first humans to the 1990 inauguration of Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the nation's first elected African American governor. Subsequent sections include state emblems, executive officers, counties, parishes, rivers, historic places, educational institutions, and suggestions for further reading.
Includes 119 fine B&W illustrations. Hardcover: 336 pages; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 10.50 x 7.25