A School for Politics: Commercial Lobbying and Political Culture in Early South Carolina
Woods, Michael, South Carolina Historical Magazine
A School For Politics: Commercial Lobbying and Political Culture in Early South Carolina. By Rebecca Starr. (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. x, 218. $45.00, cloth.)
Rebecca Starr has chosen a daunting set of tasks. She first seeks to prove the efficacy of the South Carolina lobby, both at home and abroad in England. This premise is then advanced to show the transition of this lobby from a commercial device for the economic benefit of the colony to an effective political action group during the crucial years between 1774 and 1776. Finally, she relates these events to important post-revolutionary political developments in South Carolina. The product of her …
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Publication information: Article title: A School for Politics: Commercial Lobbying and Political Culture in Early South Carolina. Contributors: Woods, Michael - Author. Journal title: South Carolina Historical Magazine. Volume: 100. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 1999. Page number: 379+. © South Carolina Historical Society Oct 1999. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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