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Farm, Shop, Landing The Rise of a Market Society in the Hudson Valley, 1780-1860

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ISBN-10: 0822328496

ISBN-13: 9780822328490

Edition: 2002

Authors: Martin Bruegel

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In this text Martin Bruegel turns his attention to the daily lives of merchants, artisans and farmers who lived and worked alongside the Hudson River in the decades following the American Revolution.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 4/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Illustrations, Tables, Figures, and Maps
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Everyday Life and the Making of Rural Development in the Hudson Valley
Exchange and the Creation of the Neighborhood in the Late Eighteenth Century
To Market, to Mill, to the Woods
Natural Resources and Economic Development
Farms Woven into the Landscape: Agricultural Developments, 1810-1850s
Country Shops and Factory Creeks, 1807-1850s
"Things, Not Thought": Wealth, Income, and Patterns of Consumption, 1800-1850s
The Culture of Public Life
Conclusion: Labor, the Manor, and the Market
Notes
Bibliography
Index