November 14, 2007

Robert Ackerman to Speak at SC Center for the Book


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Bring your lunch and enjoy an interesting hour with author and history professor, Robert K. Ackerman as he discusses his book, Wade Hampton III. Providing the most balanced and comprehensive portrayal of Wade Hampton III to date, Robert K. Ackerman's biography explores the remarkable abilities and tragic failings of the planter-statesman who would come to personify the Civil War and Reconstruction in South Carolina.

Robert K. Ackerman is a retired professor of history who has served as dean of Erskine College and Drew University and as president of Wesleyan College in Macon, GA. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of South Carolina, he is the author of several works on South Carolina history, including South Carolina Colonial Land Policies. Ackerman lives in Lexington, South Carolina.

Thursday, December 6, 2007
Noon—1 p.m.
SC State Library Administration Building
Room 309, 1430 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

This free lunchtime program is presented by the South Carolina Center for the Book, the South Carolina affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book. The SC Center for the Book is a cooperative project of the SC State Library, the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science, and The Humanities Council SC.

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