The House of Percy

The House of Percy : Honor, Melancholy and Imagination in a Southern Family

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As the biography of a powerful dynasty, steeped in Southern traditions and claims to kinship with English nobility, The House of Percy shows the interrelationship of legend, depression, and grand achievement. Written by a leading scholar of the South, it weaves together intensive resarch and thoughtful insights into a riveting, unforgettable story.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 472 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 38.1mm | 816.46g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • frontispiece, 24 pp halftones
  • 0195056264
  • 9780195056266

About Bertram Wyatt-Brown

About the Author: Bertram Wyatt-Brown is Richard J. Milbauer Professor of History at the University of Florida. His books include Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South and Yankee Saints and Southern Sinners.
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