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Social Change in America From the Revolution Through the Civil War

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ISBN-10: 1566637546

ISBN-13: 9781566637541

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christopher Clark

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The processes of social change in the late colonial period and early years of the new Republic made a dramatic imprint on the character of American society. These changes over a century or more were rooted in the origins of the United States, its rapid expansion of people and territory, its patterns of economic change and development, and the conflicts that led to its cataclysmic division and reunification through the Civil War. Christopher Clark's brilliant account of these changes in the social relationships of Americans breaks new ground in its emphasis on the crucial importance of free and unfree labor, regional characteristics, and the sustained tension between arguments for geographic…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publication date: 9/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.58" wide x 8.71" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Households and Regions at the End of the Colonial Period
Change and Continuity in the American Revolution
Social Change in the Early Republic
Two Directions for Labor
Crisis and Expansion
From Regional Differences to Sectional Divide
The Civil War: Two Kinds of Revolution
A Note on Sources and Further Reading