ISBN-10:
0812240626
ISBN-13:
9780812240627
Pub. Date:
03/07/2008
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England

Beyond the Farm: National Ambitions in Rural New England

by J. M. Opal

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ISBN-13: 9780812240627
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 03/07/2008
Series: Early American Studies Series
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

J. M. Opal is Associate Professor of History at McGill University.

Table of Contents

Prologue: In Search of Ambition     vii
Introduction: Ambition and the American Founding     1
Finding Independence     17
Creating Commerce     44
Opening Households     69
Exciting Emulation     96
Seeking Livelihoods     126
Pursuing Distinction     154
Epilogue: Worlds Gained and Lost     179
List of Abbreviations     193
Notes     195
Index     257

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