The Resource Tobacco culture : the mentality of the great Tidewater planters on the eve of revolution, T.H. Breen ; with a new preface by the author

Tobacco culture : the mentality of the great Tidewater planters on the eve of revolution, T.H. Breen ; with a new preface by the author

Label
Tobacco culture : the mentality of the great Tidewater planters on the eve of revolution
Title
Tobacco culture
Title remainder
the mentality of the great Tidewater planters on the eve of revolution
Statement of responsibility
T.H. Breen ; with a new preface by the author
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The great Tidewater planters of mid-eighteenth-century Virginia were fathers of the American Revolution. Perhaps first and foremost, they were also anxious tobacco farmers, harried by a demanding planting cycle, trans-Atlantic shipping risks, and their uneasy relations with English agents. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and their contemporaries lived in a world that was dominated by questions of debt from across an ocean but also one that stressed personal autonomy. T.H. Breen's study of this tobacco culture focuses on how elite planters gave meaning to existence. He examines the value-l
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
975.5/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F229
LC item number
.B8 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Tobacco culture : the mentality of the great Tidewater planters on the eve of revolution, T.H. Breen ; with a new preface by the author
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface to the Second Paperback Edition; Preface; Acknowledgments; I. An Agrarian Context for Radical Ideas; II. Tobacco Mentality; III. Planters and Merchants: A Kind of Friendship; IV. Loss of Independence; V. Politicizing the Discourse: Tobacco, Debt and the Coming of Revolution; Epilogue: A New Beginning; Index
Control code
ocn593216108
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second paperback edition
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400820146
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36862733
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593216108
  • acls0691089140

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