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Lecture by Brent Tarter
- Date: 09/22/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
- Location: Thomas Balch Library
208 W Market St
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
Brent Tarter did his graduate work in American history at the University of Virginia and for many years served as senior editor at the Library of Virginia. During his career he edited numerous publications; served as an editor of the Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission's seven-volume Revolutionary Virginia, the Road to Independence, published articles on Virginia history in a variety of academic and historical journals, and authored numerous books including The Grandees of Government and Gerrymanders: How Redistricting has Protected Slavery, White Supremacy, and Political Minorities in Virginia, and a forthcoming book Virginians and Their Histories, a new history of Virginia, to be published in 2020. He is a founding editor of the Library of Virginia's Dictionary of Virginia Biography project and a co-founder of the annual Virginia Forum of which he is currently President.