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Rice & Ducks | Collector’s Edition

by Virginia Christian Beach

Rice & Ducks records the history of the South Carolina rice lands, a landscape that stretches all the way from the Pee Dee River to the Savannah. It is based on a wealth of personal interviews, letters, family papers, plantation and game journals, and other primary source materials. It also draws from experts and scholars in the fields of rice cultivation and plantation history, African-American studies, wetland and waterfowl biology, and wildlife and habitat conservation.

Hardcover, Environment

$200.00

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Rice & Ducks records the history of the South Carolina rice lands, a landscape that stretches all the way from the Pee Dee River to the Savannah. It is based on a wealth of personal interviews, letters, family papers, plantation and game journals, and other primary source materials. It also draws from experts and scholars in the fields of rice cultivation and plantation history, African-American studies, wetland and waterfowl biology, and wildlife and habitat conservation.

All proceeds will go toward protection of the northern breeding grounds and protection of migratory bird habitat in the Carolina Lowcountry—a fitting tribute to the legacy of the landowners and conservationists who are the subject of RICE & DUCKS.

About the Author

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Virginia Christian Beach is a graduate of the University of Virginia and a former Peace Corps volunteer in East Africa. She writes for numerous local and regional publications on the subjects of conservation and natural history, and is the author of Medway, a history of a South Carolina plantation. She has served on the staffs of The Nature Conservancy, the Lowcountry Open Land Trust and the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium.

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