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Cities and Towns

1st Edition

By Rebecca Stefoff


96 pages

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pub: 2007-11-15
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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: From Camps to Communities; Fishing Camps; First Communities; Pilgrims, Puritans, and Native Americans; Features:; The First Town Plan in the English Colonies; Life and Death Among the Indians (journal); Chapter Two: The Rise of Cities in the British Colonies; Choosing a Site; Jamestown; Charles Town; Boston; Newport; New York; Philadelphia; Features:; A Storm Strikes Charles Town (newspaper); New York: A Stylish City (journal); Chapter Three: Towns and Villages; Smaller Cities and Towns; Villages and Rural Communities; Features:; A Plea to Tourists (journal); Chapter Four: Spanish and French Colonial Cities and Towns; Civic Life in the Spanish Borderlands; Building Communities in New France; Features:; The King's Daughters; Chapter Five: Urban Life in Early America; Economic Life; Social and Cultural Life; Political Life.

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