Diversity and Unity in Early North America

Diversity and Unity in Early North America

by Phillip Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415087996

ISBN-13: 9780415087995

Pub. Date: 11/15/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Philip Morgan's selection of cutting-edge essays by leading historians represents the extraordinary vitality of recent historical literature on early America. The book opens up previously unexplored areas such as cultural diversity, ethnicity, and gender, and reveals the importance of new methods such as anthropology, and historical demography to the study of early

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Philip Morgan's selection of cutting-edge essays by leading historians represents the extraordinary vitality of recent historical literature on early America. The book opens up previously unexplored areas such as cultural diversity, ethnicity, and gender, and reveals the importance of new methods such as anthropology, and historical demography to the study of early America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415087995
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/15/1993
Series:
Rewriting Histories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's preface
List of tables and map
General Introduction1
1A Domesday Book for the Periphery11
2Convergence: Development of an American Society, 1720-8043
3"The Customes of Our Countrey": Indians and Colonists in Early America75
4Time, Space, and the Evolution of Afro-American Society on British Mainland North America113
5The Plural Origins of American Revivalism149
6Church and Home in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Virginia178
7Martha Ballard and Her Girls: Women's Work in Eighteenth-Century Maine201
8"Baubles of Britain": The American and Consumer Revolutions of the Eighteenth Century227
9Beneficiaries of Catastrophe: The English Colonists in America259
Suggestions for further reading283

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