The Resource From British peasants to colonial American farmers, Allan Kulikoff, (ebook)

From British peasants to colonial American farmers, Allan Kulikoff, (ebook)

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From British peasants to colonial American farmers
Title
From British peasants to colonial American farmers
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Allan Kulikoff
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eng
Summary
With this book, Allan Kulikoff offers a sweeping new interpretation of the origins and development of the small farm economy in Britain's mainland American colonies. Examining the lives of farmers and their families, he tells the story of immigration to the colonies, traces patterns of settlement, analyzes the growth of markets, and assesses the impact of the Revolution on small farm society.Beginning with the dispossession of the peasantry in early modern England, Kulikoff follows the immigrants across the Atlantic to explore how they reacted to a hostile new environment and its Indian inhabitants. He discusses how colonists secured land, built farms, and bequeathed those farms to their children. Emphasizing commodity markets in early America, Kulikoff shows that without British demand for the colonists' crops, settlement could not have begun at all. Most important, he explores the destruction caused during the American Revolution, showing how the war thrust farmers into subsistence production and how they only gradually regained their prewar prosperity
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Midwest
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Kulikoff, Allan
Dewey number
338.1/0973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Farm tenancy
  • Farm tenancy
  • Farm tenancy
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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From British peasants to colonial American farmers, Allan Kulikoff, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780807860786
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719229
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remote
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11719229
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MWT11719229
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
From British peasants to colonial American farmers, Allan Kulikoff, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807860786
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719229
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719229
System control number
MWT11719229
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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