Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America

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"Planting an Empire explores the social and economic history of the Chesapeake region, revealing a story of two similar but distinct areas of interaction and settlement during the colonial period. Linked by the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and Maryland formed a prosperous and politically important region in North America before the American Revolution. Yet these 'sister' colonies--despite their similar climate and soil, emphasis on tobacco farming, and use of enslaved labor--followed divergent social and economic paths. Jean B. ...

Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America 2012, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9781421405568

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Planting an Empire: The Early Chesapeake in British North America 2012, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9781421405551

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