The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Western Massachusetts, 1780-1860 / Edition 1

The Roots of Rural Capitalism: Western Massachusetts, 1780-1860 / Edition 1

by Christopher Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801496934

ISBN-13: 9780801496936

Pub. Date: 07/28/1992

Publisher: Cornell University Press

'Christopher Clark's book is the latest and fullest entry into the debate about the mentalite of farmers in the preindustrial United States and the social meanings of the 'great transformation' in the countryside. Focusing on the Connecticut River valley in western Massachusetts between the American Revolution and the Civil War, The Roots Of Rural Capitalism is an

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'Christopher Clark's book is the latest and fullest entry into the debate about the mentalite of farmers in the preindustrial United States and the social meanings of the 'great transformation' in the countryside. Focusing on the Connecticut River valley in western Massachusetts between the American Revolution and the Civil War, The Roots Of Rural Capitalism is an important and multifaceted study that advances this debate to new levels of nuance and sophistication.' -Hal S. Barron, Journal of American History.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801496936
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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