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Robert Rosen's A Short History of Charleston – a lively chronicle of the South's most renowned and charming city – has been hailed by critics, historians, and especially Charlestonians as authoritative, witty and entertaining. Beginning with the founding of Charles Town and ending more than three hundred years later, after Hurricane Hugo's rampage, the fast-paced narrative takes the reader on a journey from the Caribbean islands – home of the original settlers – to the great rice plantations of the Carolina Low Country. Packed with anecdotes and enlivened by passages from diaries and letters, A Short History of Charleston recounts in vivid detail the port city's most important role in such signal events as the American Revolution, the Nullification controversy, secession, and the Civil War.


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by Robert Rosen

Robert Rosen's A Short History of Charleston – a lively chronicle of the South's most renowned and charming city – has been hailed by critics, historians, and especially Charlestonians as authoritative, witty and entertaining. Beginning with the founding of Charles Town and ending more than three hundred years later, after Hurricane Hugo's rampage, the fast-paced narrative takes the reader on a journey from the Caribbean islands – home of the original settlers – to the great rice plantations of the Carolina Low Country. Packed with anecdotes and enlivened by passages from diaries and letters, A Short History of Charleston recounts in vivid detail the port city's most important role in such signal events as the American Revolution, the Nullification controversy, secession, and the Civil War.

Soft cover. 176 pages.

About the Author

Robert Rosen, a third-generation Charlestonian, practices law on historic Meeting Street, a trail lawyer and a partner is Rosen, Rosen & Hagood, he is the author of Confederate Charleston: An Illustrated History of the City and the People During the Civil War.

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