624 pp., 7.75 x 9.5, 259 illus., 28 maps, appends., bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-5487-7
Published: December 2003
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Awards & distinctions
2004 Certificate of Commendation, American Association for State and Local History
Based on the premise that the past can be most fully understood through the combined experience of reading history and visiting historic places, The Way We Lived serves as a travel guide to North Carolina's history, enhancing the reader's appreciation and understanding of historic preservation. Discussion of recently designated historic sites has been added to this edition, as have twenty-eight detailed maps newly prepared by Mark Anderson Moore. A new appendix provides an extensive list of over thirty historic sites to visit. This volume provides an entertaining and informative guide to North Carolina history for students and professionals, teens and seniors, natives and newcomers.
Contributors: Elizabeth A. Fenn, Peter H. Wood, Harry L. Watson, Thomas H. Clayton, Sydney Nathans, Thomas C. Parramore, and Jean B. Anderson
Published in association with the Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
About the Author
Joe A. Mobley is former historian and administrator with the North Carolina Office of Archives and History. He lives in Raleigh.
For more information about Joe A. Mobley, visit the Author Page.
"A wonderful entrée into the social, architectural, agricultural, and cultural history of the Tar Heel State."--Journal of Southern History
"A pioneering work in heritage tourism. . . . The Way We Lived in North Carolina is an informative guide to our state's history for students and professionals, teens and seniors, natives and newcomers."--Our State