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The Lower Sort

Philadelphia's Laboring People, 1750-1800

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The Lower Sort by Billy Gordon Smith
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This book recreates the daily lives of laboring men and women in America's premier urban center during the second half of the eighteenth century. Billy G. Smith demonstrates how the "lower sort" (as they were called by their contemporaries) struggled to carve out meaningful lives during an era of vast change stretching from the Seven Years' War, through the turbulent events surrounding the American Revolution and the U.S. Constitution, into the first decade of the new nation.
Release date NZ
February 8th, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Cornell University Press
Pages
272
Dimensions
156x235x19
ISBN-13
9780801481635
Product ID
2068934

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