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Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine: Commerce, Culture, and Community on the Eastern Frontier

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Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine: Commerce, Culture, and Community on the Eastern Frontier - Murphy, Kevin D
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This book examines the life of Jonathan Fisher (1768-1847), a native of Braintree, Massachusetts, and graduate of Harvard College who moved in his late twenties to Blue Hill, Maine, where he embarked on a multifaceted career as a pioneer minister, farmer, entrepreneur, and artist. Drawing on a vast record of letters, diaries, sermons, drawings, paintings, and buildings, Kevin D. Murphy reconstructs Fisher's story and uses it to explore larger issues of material culture, visual culture, and social history during the early ...

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Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine: Commerce, Culture, and Community on the Eastern Frontier 2010, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558497436

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