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Title Whither the early republic : a forum on the future of the field / edited by John Larson and Michael Morrison
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 199 pages)
Contents Continental possessions: three deepening trends / Andrés Reséndez -- Whither the rest of the continent? / Elizabeth A. Fenn -- Continental drifts / James F. Brooks -- Continental crossings / Alan Taylor -- Liberal America/Christian America: another conflict or consensus? / Stewart Davenport -- The view from the farmhouse: rural lives in the early republic / Christopher Clark -- The limits of homo economicus: an appraisal of early American entrepreneurship / Barbara M. Tucker and Kenneth H. Tucker, Jr. -- Economic landscapes yet to be discovered: the early American republic and historians' unsubtle adoption of political economy / James L. Huston -- Environmental stewardship and decline in old New England / Brian Donohue -- Re-greening the South and southernizing the rest / Mart A. Stewart -- Mudslides make good history / Conevery Bolton Valenčius -- Down, down, down, no more: environmental history moves beyond declension / Ted Steinberg -- The vexed story of human commodification told by Benjamin Franklin and Venture Smith / David Waldstreicher -- Wages, sin, and slavery: some thoughts on free will and commodity relations / Amy Dru Stanley -- Commodified freedom: interrogating the limits of anti-slavery ideology in the early republic / Stephanie Smallwood -- The pedestal and the veil: rethinking the capitalism/slavery question / Walter Johnson -- Sex and sexuality: the public, the private, and the spirit worlds / Patricia Cline Cohen -- Space in the early American city / Bernard Herman -- A history of all religions / Leigh E. Schmidt -- Questions, suspicions, speculations / David S. Shields
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865 -- Historiography.
United States -- Civilization -- To 1783 -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- 1783-1865 -- Historiography.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Larson, John Lauritz, 1950-
Morrison, Michael A., 1948-2017.
LC no. 2005041827
ISBN 0812207238 (electronic bk.)
9780812207231 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)