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ties that buy women and commerce in revolutionary America by Ellen Hartigan-O"Connor

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Households -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Women -- Economic conditions,
  • United States -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEllen Hartigan-O"Connor.
SeriesEarly American studies
LC ClassificationsHC104 .H37 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22551882M
ISBN 109780812241440
LC Control Number2008040925

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