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South Carolina: A Synoptic History for Laymen

by Lewis P. Jones

A concise state history which covers the main facts with lively interpretations.

This volume is a compilation of twenty-one articles by Dr. Lewis Jones that appeared in Sandlapper: The Magazine of South Carolina between January 1969 and September 1970.  Dr. Jones presents a complete, though informal, history of South Carolina for the general reader without getting bogged down in details.  The result is the colorful story of South Carolina told in a lively and readable fashion.

Softcover $24.95

About the Author:

Lewis P. Jones , a native South Carolinian, was a historian in the research field and a retired history professor.  In 1946, after four years in the U. S. Navy during World  War II, Jones joined the faculty of his alma mater, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina.  In 1971 he was named chairman of the history department.  Dr. Jones received his Ph.D in history from the University of North Carolina in1952.  He wrote a comprehensive history of the state entitled South Carolina: One of the Fifty States which was adopted by the South Carolina Department of Education for use in the eighth grade.  He also wrote The South Carolina Civil War of 1775, Stormy Petrel: N. G Gonzales and His State and Books and Articles of South Carolina History.


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