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The Corner: A History of Student Life at the University of Virginia Coy Barefoot

The Corner: A History of Student Life at the University of Virginia

Coy Barefoot

Published March 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781574271133
Hardcover
284 pages
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 About the Book 

Not long after Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia in the final years of his life, a small commercial community sprang up where the main road to Charlottesville intersected with the entrance to the University. Known as the Corner,MoreNot long after Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia in the final years of his life, a small commercial community sprang up where the main road to Charlottesville intersected with the entrance to the University. Known as the Corner, this community reflected the often profound changes in student life at the University. From panhandlers to gentry, from movie stars to antiwar protesters, from soda fountains to discotheques, this wonderfully illustrated book provides a fascinating folk history.