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More than a century after his death, the figure of Wade Hampton III still looms large in the minds of historians and in the history of his state. The scope of his life, the turbulence of his times, and the multifarious nature of his career make him an appealing, even arresting, figure whose complex legacy is still being explored by scholars, an effort furthered by the symposium that first created the essays in this volume.

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