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The Ties That Buy–Now Available

The Ties That Buy: Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4144-0 | $39.95 | £26.00

A volume in the Early American Studies series 

The Ties That BuyThe Ties That Buy traces the lives of black and white women in early America to reveal how they used residence, work, credit, and money to shape consumer culture precisely at a time when the politics of the marketplace gained national significance. Read more

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