skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
The American farmer in the Eighteenth Century : a social and cultural history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The American farmer in the Eighteenth Century : a social and cultural history

Author: Richard L Bushman
Publisher: New Haven [etc.] : Yale University Press. copyright 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

An illuminating study of America's agricultural society during the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Founding eras

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Bushman
ISBN: 9780300226737 030022673X 9780300235203 0300235208
OCLC Number: 1076361083
Description: 1 vol. (xiii-376 pages) : ill., fac-sim, cartes, jaquette ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART ONE. FARM THOUGHT. 1. The Farm Idea. The Life Plans of Family Farmers. 2. A Note on Sources. How Documents Think --
PART TWO. NORTH AMERICA, 1600-1800. 3. The Nature of the South. The Creation of Sectional Systems. 4. Generation of Violence. A Population Explosion Ignites Conflict --
PART THREE. CONNECTICUT, 1640-1760. 5. Uncas and Joshua. The Acquisition of Connecticut. 6. Sons and Daughters. Provision for the Young. 7. Farmers' Markets. How the Exchange Economy Formed Society --
PART FOUR. PENNSYLVANIA, 1760-76. 8. Crèvecoeur's Pennsylvania. Farming in the Middle Colonies. 9. Revolution. Why Farmers Fought. 10. Family Mobility. The Lincolns of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois --
PART FIVE. VIRGINIA, 1776-1800. 11. Founding Farmers. The Contradictions of the Planter Class. 12. Jefferson's Neighbors. Economy, Society, and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Virginia. 13. Learning Slavery. How Slaves Learned to Be Slaves and Whites to Become Masters --
PART SIX. APPROACHING THE PRESENT. 14. American Agriculture, 1800-1862
Responsibility: Richard Lyman Bushman.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"[A] landmark book."-Robert A. Gross, The Journal of American History"The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century offers a broad and deep look at the roughly three hundred thousand farms that Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1076361083<\/a>> # The American farmer in the Eighteenth Century : a social and cultural history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"1076361083<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/ctu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture<\/a>> ; # Agriculture<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farmers<\/a>> ; # Farmers<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/manners_and_customs<\/a>> ; # Manners and customs<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/630.973\/e23\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/conditions_rurales<\/a>> ; # Conditions rurales<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> ; # Agriculture--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Place\/united_states<\/a>> ; # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Event\/1700_1799<\/a>> ; # 1700-1799<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/17e_siecle_18e_siecle<\/a>> ; # 17e si\u00E8cle-18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farm_life_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> ; # Farm life--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/vie_rurale<\/a>> ; # Vie rurale<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/exploitations_agricoles_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Exploitations agricoles--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Agriculture--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Place\/etats_unis<\/a>> ; # Etats-Unis.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farmers_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> ; # Farmers--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/paysannerie<\/a>> ; # Paysannerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/vie_rurale_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Vie rurale--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farm_life<\/a>> ; # Farm life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/630.973\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:author<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Person\/bushman_richard_l_1931<\/a>> ; # Richard L. Bushman<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:copyrightYear<\/a> \"2018<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2018<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"PART ONE. FARM THOUGHT. 1. The Farm Idea. The Life Plans of Family Farmers. 2. A Note on Sources. How Documents Think -- PART TWO. NORTH AMERICA, 1600-1800. 3. The Nature of the South. The Creation of Sectional Systems. 4. Generation of Violence. A Population Explosion Ignites Conflict -- PART THREE. CONNECTICUT, 1640-1760. 5. Uncas and Joshua. The Acquisition of Connecticut. 6. Sons and Daughters. Provision for the Young. 7. Farmers\' Markets. How the Exchange Economy Formed Society -- PART FOUR. PENNSYLVANIA, 1760-76. 8. Cr\u00E8vecoeur\'s Pennsylvania. Farming in the Middle Colonies. 9. Revolution. Why Farmers Fought. 10. Family Mobility. The Lincolns of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois -- PART FIVE. VIRGINIA, 1776-1800. 11. Founding Farmers. The Contradictions of the Planter Class. 12. Jefferson\'s Neighbors. Economy, Society, and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Virginia. 13. Learning Slavery. How Slaves Learned to Be Slaves and Whites to Become Masters -- PART SIX. APPROACHING THE PRESENT. 14. American Agriculture, 1800-1862<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/5108164511<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"History<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"The American farmer in the Eighteenth Century : a social and cultural history<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"1076361083<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780300235203<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780300226737<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1076361083<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/630.973\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/630.973\/e23\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Event\/1700_1799<\/a>> # 1700-1799<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"1700-1799<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Person\/bushman_richard_l_1931<\/a>> # Richard L. Bushman<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1931<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Bushman<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Richard L.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Richard L. Bushman<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Place\/etats_unis<\/a>> # Etats-Unis.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Etats-Unis.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"\u00C9tats-Unis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Place\/united_states<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/17e_siecle_18e_siecle<\/a>> # 17e si\u00E8cle-18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"17e si\u00E8cle-18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture<\/a>> # Agriculture<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Agriculture<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> # Agriculture--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Agriculture--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/agriculture_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> # Agriculture--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Agriculture--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/conditions_rurales<\/a>> # Conditions rurales<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Conditions rurales<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/exploitations_agricoles_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> # Exploitations agricoles--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Exploitations agricoles--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farm_life<\/a>> # Farm life<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Farm life<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farm_life_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> # Farm life--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Farm life--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farmers<\/a>> # Farmers<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Farmers<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/farmers_united_states_history_18th_century<\/a>> # Farmers--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Farmers--United States--History--18th century<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/manners_and_customs<\/a>> # Manners and customs<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Manners and customs<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/paysannerie<\/a>> # Paysannerie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Paysannerie<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/vie_rurale<\/a>> # Vie rurale<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Vie rurale<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5108164511#Topic\/vie_rurale_etats_unis_18e_siecle<\/a>> # Vie rurale--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Vie rurale--\u00C9tats-Unis--18e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/ctu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"ctu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780300226737<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"rel<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"030022673X<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780300226737<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780300235203<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"br<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0300235208<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780300235203<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/1076361083<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1076361083<\/a>> ; # The American farmer in the Eighteenth Century : a social and cultural history<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2019-01-16<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Content-negotiable representations<\/p>\n