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Charleston and the emergence of middle-class culture in the revolutionary era

Author: Jennifer L Goloboy
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2016]
Series: Early American places.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Too often, says Jennifer Goloboy, we equate being middle class with "niceness" - a set of values frozen in the antebellum period and centred on long-term economic and social progress and a close,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer L Goloboy
ISBN: 9780820349954 082034995X
OCLC Number: 1105408584
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 197 p.).
Contents: "Very humble servants": colonial merchants and the limits of middle-class power --
The revolution, John Wilkes, and middle-class mob rule --
City of knavery: trade before the War of 1812 --
Friendship and sympathy, family and stability --
The War of 1812 and commercial disaster --
Mercantile professionalism and Charleston as a cotton port.
Series Title: Early American places.
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Goloboy.

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