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Author McCurdy, John Gilbert, 1972-

Title Citizen bachelors : manhood and the creation of the United States / John Gilbert McCurdy
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 268 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : bachelors in early America -- "Unmarried men are best friends, best masters, best servants" : singles in early colonial America -- "If a single man and able he shall make satisfaction" : the bachelor laws -- "Every one of them shall be chained about the middle to a post like a monkey" : literary representations of the bachelor -- "I resolve to live a bachelor while I remain in this wicked country" : living single in early America -- "The bachelor is the only free man" : the single man and the American Revolution -- Epilogue : bachelors since 1800 -- Appendix : singles' laws, 1500-1800
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-260) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Bachelors -- United States -- History -- 17th century.
Bachelors -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801459044 (electronic bk.)
9780801459047 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)