Beyond the farm :national ambitions in rural New England /J.M. Opal.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-251871

Description

xiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Rural population 18th century.
Ambition Social aspects History 18th century.
National characteristics, American History 18th century.
Soziale Situation.
Ehrgeiz.
Landleben.
Landbevèolkerung.
History 1775-1865.
Social conditions 18th century.
Rural conditions 18th century.

Originator

Opal, J. M.

Contents

Finding independence -- Creating commerce -- Opening households -- Exciting emulation -- Seeking livelihoods -- Pursuing distinction -- Epilogue: Worlds gained and lost.

Publication

Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press

Publisher Series

Early American studies
Early American studies.

Description

xiv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-255) and index.
Complimentary copy, June 20, 2008.

ISBN

9780812240627 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0812240626 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks F8.O63 2008

Places

New England
United States
Neuengland.