Dwelling Place

Thirty years ago Robert Manson Myers sifted through the letters of Georgia planter Charles Colcock Jones (1805–1863) to produce an award-winning book, The Children of Pride: A True Story of Georgia and the Civil War, focused on the white planters’ experiences. Erskine Clarke returns to Jones’s plantations to take their measure as places in which both landowning whites and enslaved blacks lived and moved and had their being.

 

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