Proof that the renaissance in colonial Chesapeake studies is flourishing, this collection is the first to integrate the immigrant experience of the seventeenth century with the native-born society that characterized the Chesapeake by the eighteenth century. Younger historians and senior scholars here focus on the everyday lives of ordinary people: why they came to the Chesapeake; how they adapted to their new world; who prospered and why; how property was accumulated and by whom. At the same time, the essays encompass ...

Colonial Chesapeake Society 1991, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807843437

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Colonial Chesapeake Society 1989, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807818008

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