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Towns In Mind: Urban Plans, Political Culture, And Empire In The Colonial Chesapeake, 1607--1722, Paul Philip Musselwhite Jan 2011

Towns In Mind: Urban Plans, Political Culture, And Empire In The Colonial Chesapeake, 1607--1722, Paul Philip Musselwhite

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This dissertation charts the contested political and cultural meaning of urbanization in the emerging plantation societies of Virginia and Maryland. Scholars have long asserted that Chesapeake planters' desire for lucre led them to patent huge tracts of land, disperse across the landscape, and completely dismiss urban development. However, through 17 pieces of legislation, colonists, governors, and London administrators actually encouraged towns in the Chesapeake through the seventeenth century. Despite the environmental and agricultural constraints of tidewater tobacco, both colonies wrestled with a perceived need for towns, which consistently appeared to represent the best means to engineer the region's political ...


For Their Maintenance And Education: An Analysis Of Children Entering Christ's Hospital, London, 1763-1803, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Gardy Jan 2011

For Their Maintenance And Education: An Analysis Of Children Entering Christ's Hospital, London, 1763-1803, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Gardy

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No abstract provided.


The "Extraordinary" Case Of James Allen: A Study Of Gender And Sexuality In Early Nineteenth-Century Britain, Maria Dale Booth Jan 2011

The "Extraordinary" Case Of James Allen: A Study Of Gender And Sexuality In Early Nineteenth-Century Britain, Maria Dale Booth

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Comparing Terrors: State Terrorism In Revolutionary France And Russia, Anne Cabriã© Forsythe Jan 2011

Comparing Terrors: State Terrorism In Revolutionary France And Russia, Anne Cabriã© Forsythe

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"I Would Cut My Bones For Him": Concepts Of Loyalty, Social Change, And Culture In The Scottish Highlands, From The Clans To The American Revolution, Alana Speth Jan 2011

"I Would Cut My Bones For Him": Concepts Of Loyalty, Social Change, And Culture In The Scottish Highlands, From The Clans To The American Revolution, Alana Speth

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No abstract provided.