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Hardcover Maryland, a Middle Temperament: 1634-1980 Book

ISBN: 080183399X

ISBN13: 9780801833991

Maryland, a Middle Temperament: 1634-1980

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Maryland: A Middle Temperament explores the ironies, contradictions, and compromises that give "America's oldest border state" its special character. Extensively illustrated and accompanied by bibliography, maps, charts, and tables, Robert Brugger's vivid account of the state's political, economic, social, and cultural heritage--from the outfitting of Cecil Calvert's expedition to the opening of Baltimore's Harborplace--is rich in the issues and personalities...

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Best Single Volume Maryland History out there

Granted the book stops at the dawn of the internet and biotech age and housing boom that has transformed MD's economic and social fabric, it is still the best single volume history of the state availible. Brugger carefully examines the main themes of Maryland's history and ties them all together with the state's penchant for tolerance and moderation. An excellent book for reference or research on the Old Line State/Free State.

Maryland : A Middle Temperament, 1634-1980

This is a great survey book for anyone interested in learning about Maryland's history. It touches on all the major themes in the great state's history and how they related to the national landscape.
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