Hornbook of Virginia History
Since 1949, The Hornbook of Virginia History has been the definitive, handy reference guide to Virginia history. Historians, genealogists, librarians, students, editors, government officials, and citizens seeking to answer questions about the past regularly rely upon its comprehensive and authoritative information.
The fourth edition contains statistical data for Virginia's cities, counties, and population. All chapters have been updated and several have been expanded to include a wider variety of significant historic sites. The concise historical essay and bibliography have been thoroughly revised to reflect new scholarship. This edition also features several new sections added in response to readers' queries and suggestions.
Handsomely illustrated with more than 80 black-and-white photographs, the Hornbook is a must on the bookshelf of everyone who reads, researches, writes, or cares about Virginia history.
Edited by Emily J. Salmon and Edward D. C. Campbell, Jr.