Town Born: The Political Economy of New England from Its Founding to the Revolution


Barry Levy

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 360 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In a closely observed and well-researched narrative that ranges from the birth of town meetings in England to the whipping posts of early Boston to the creation of the Scituate shipbuilding common, Town Born reveals how New England town political economies created the foundation for a relatively egalitarian American society.