A New Nation of Goods–Now Available

A New Nation of Goods: The Material Culture of Early America

David Jaffee

416 pages | 7 x 10 | 10 color, 107 b/w illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4257-7 | $45.00 | £29.50

A volume in the Early American Studies series

A New Nation of GoodsA New Nation of Goods highlights the significant role of provincial artisans in four crafts in the northeastern United States—chairmaking, clockmaking, portrait painting, and book publishing—to explain the shift from preindustrial society to an entirely new configuration of work, commodities, and culture.

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