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Carved in Stone : The History of Stone Mountain
By author: David B. Freeman
Product Code: H418
ISBN: 9780865545472
Pages: 200
Product Format: Hardback
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David Freeman's Carved in Stone narrates the development of Stone Mountain from natural wonder to historic site to recreational park. This elegantly written story recounts the fits and starts of the Stone Mountain project, tracing the mountain's changing meaning over time.
MMBB: A Pioneer in Employee Benefits—The First 100 Years
By author: Everett C. Goodwin
Product Code: H849
ISBN: 9780881463835
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 372
Product Format: Hardback
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The Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board (MMBB) was authorized in 1911 by the Northern Baptist Convention and chartered in New York State in 1913 “to promote interest in the better maintenance of the ministry.” Its core purpose was the provision of pensions to aged or disabled ministers. At MMBB’s creation, American philanthropy was in transition from patterns of traditional charity to new structures designed to provide fundamental solutions to social and economic problems based on principles of business and science.

By author: Mark Miller
Product Code: H303
ISBN: 9780865543669
Pages: 330
Product Format: Hardback
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By author: Toni P. Anderson
Product Code: H785
ISBN: 9780881461121
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Pages: 299
Product Format: Hardback
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“Tell Them We Are Singing for Jesus” explores the Christian missionary ideals and convictions that spawned the Fisk Jubilee Singers during the 1870s and guided the ensemble throughout its impressive US and European travels. This historic choral ensemble was sponsored by the American Missionary Association (AMA), the parent organization of Fisk University.
“Going Back the Way They Came”: The Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion
By author: Richard M. Coffman
Product Code: H800
ISBN: 9780881461879
Pages: 320
Product Format: Hardback
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The product of more than a decade’s toil, Going Back the Way They Came is a thoroughly researched, comprehensive book that details the organization of the Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion unit and its combat odyssey. Using letters, diaries, period images, newspaper articles, archives, and other forgotten sites throughout north Georgia, the author tells the story of this battalion. The result is a highly readable book that takes the reader on horseback through several of the major battles in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War.

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