A Town In-Between: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the Early Mid-Atlantic Interior
320 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 illus.
Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4236-2 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Early American Studies series
This study of eighteenth-century Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and its Scots-Irish inhabitants reconsiders the role early American towns played in the development of the American interior. Towns were not spearheads of a progressive Euro-American civilization but volatile places functioning in the middle of a diverse and dynamic mid-Atlantic.
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