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11.01.01 Davis, Richard Beale, Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585-1763, published in 1978 by University of Tennessee Press.

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This is an exhaustive study of the subject.  The table of contents reveals the scope of the presentations.

Volume One

Chapter 1, pages 1-102, Promotion, Discovery, and History
Chapter 2, pages 103-256, The Indian as Image and Factor in Southern Colonial Life
Chapter 3, pages 257-384, Formal Education, Institutional and Individual

Volume Two

Chapter 4, pages 489-626, Books, Libraries, Reading, and Printing
Chapter 5, pages 627-700, Religion: Established, Evangelical, and Individual
Chapter 6, pages 701-800, The Sermon and the Religious Tract
Chapter 7, pages 801-1112, Science and Technology, Including Agriculture

Volume Three

Chapter 8, pages 1113-1306, The Fine Arts in the Life of the Southern Colonist
Chapter 9, pages 1307-1506, Literature, Principally Belletristic
Chapter 10, pages 1507-1631, The Public Mind: Politics and Economics, Law and Oratory

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