The House of Percy : Honor, Melancholy and Imagination in a Southern Family
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.
- Hardback | 472 pages
- 157.48 x 231.14 x 38.1mm | 816.46g
- 01 Nov 1994
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
- frontispiece, 24 pp halftones
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.