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  • Title: Countryside in the Age of Capitalist Transformation: Essays in the Social History of Rural America
  • Author: Steven Hahn
  • ISBN: 9780807841396
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Paperback

  • This volume represents one of the first efforts to harvest the rapidly emerging scholarship in the field of American rural history Building on the insights and methodologies that social historians have directed toward urban life, the contributors explore the past as it unfolded in the rural settings in which most Americans have lived during most of American history.The esThis volume represents one of the first efforts to harvest the rapidly emerging scholarship in the field of American rural history Building on the insights and methodologies that social historians have directed toward urban life, the contributors explore the past as it unfolded in the rural settings in which most Americans have lived during most of American history.The essays cover a broad range of topics the character and consequences of manufacturing and consumerism in the antebellum countryside of the Northeast the transition from slavery to freedom in Southern plantation and nonplantation regions the dynamics of community building and inheritance among Midwestern native and immigrant farmers the panorama of rural labor systems in the Far West and the experience of settled farming communities in periods of slowed economic growth The central theme is the complex and often conflicting development of commercial and industrial capitalism in the American countryside Together the essays place rural societies within the context of America s Great Transformation.
    Steven Hahn
    Steven Hahn is the Roy F and Jeannette P Nichols Professor in American History at the University of Pennsylvania.


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    Gary Kulik, “Dams, Fish, and Farmers: Defense of Public Rights in Eighteenth-Century Rhode Island.”Kulik reads legal conflict about fishing laws in Rhode Island as “a conflict over the coming of industrial capitalism.”1He presents three distinct groups: the farmers, for whom fishing (particularly for migratory fish) forms a major part of the household economy; the owners of “small rural mills,” who used water power, but were bound up in intimate economic relationships with the farmer [...]

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