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Author Musselwhite, Paul,
Title Urban dreams, rural commonwealth : the rise of plantation society in the Chesapeake / Paul Musselwhite.
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.

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Author Musselwhite, Paul,
Series American beginnings, 1500-1900.
American beginnings, 1500-1900.
Subject Urbanization -- Virginia -- Chesapeake Region.
Chesapeake (Va.) -- History.
Alt Name Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource.
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Contents Introduction: "our folly and ruining singularity" -- Garrison towns, corporate boroughs, and the search for order under the Virginia Company -- From corporate communities to county courts in the early Stuart empire -- The political geography of empire in the English revolution -- Planters, the state, and the restoration city -- Towns, improvement, and the contest for authority in the 1680s -- The imperial city and the solidifying of the plantation system -- Urban growth and country thought in the planters' golden age -- Epilogue: "this little common wealth."
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 19, 2018).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This text argues that repeated waves of frustrated urban development in the colonial Chesapeake region were critical to framing the political and economic structures of the region's plantation society.
ISBN 9780226585314 (electronic bk.)
022658531X (electronic bk.)
9780226585284
022658528X
OCLC # 1066115509


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