Labor in a New Land: Economy and Society in Seventeenth-Century Springfield (Hardback)Stephen Innes (author)
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Stephen Innes studies the relationship between work, land, and community in seventeenth-century Springfield, Massachusetts. Using analytical concepts drawn from anthropology--dependence, mediation, and clientage--he shows that the town was a highly commercialized, developmental community contrasting sharply with the communal, quietistic models that currently form our image of early New England.
Originally published in 1983.
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Number of pages: 490
Weight: 879 g