Cities and Towns

Cities and Towns

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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 215.9 x 241.3 x 12.7mm | 521.63g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Sharpe Focus
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • full colour, photos, maps, sidebars, feature spreads, timeline, glossary, for more information (including internet resources), primary source list, index
  • 0765681099
  • 9780765681096

Table of contents

Chapter One: From Camps to Communities; Fishing Camps; First Communities; Pilgrims, Puritans, and Native Americans; Features:; The First Town Plan in the English Colonies; Life and Death Among the Indians (journal); Chapter Two: The Rise of Cities in the British Colonies; Choosing a Site; Jamestown; Charles Town; Boston; Newport; New York; Philadelphia; Features:; A Storm Strikes Charles Town (newspaper); New York: A Stylish City (journal); Chapter Three: Towns and Villages; Smaller Cities and Towns; Villages and Rural Communities; Features:; A Plea to Tourists (journal); Chapter Four: Spanish and French Colonial Cities and Towns; Civic Life in the Spanish Borderlands; Building Communities in New France; Features:; The King's Daughters; Chapter Five: Urban Life in Early America; Economic Life; Social and Cultural Life; Political Life.
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