Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution
360 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4177-8 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Early American Studies series
In a closely observed and well-researched narrative that ranges from the birth of town meetings in England to the whipping posts of early Boston to the creation of the Scituate shipbuilding common, Town Born reveals how New England town political economies created the foundation for a relatively egalitarian American society.
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