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The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia

Simon Finger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448935
eISBN:
9780801464003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448935.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

By the time William Penn was planning the colony that would come to be called Pennsylvania, with Philadelphia at its heart, Europeans on both sides of the ocean had long experience with the hazards ... More


Imprinting the Civil

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores a group of large city views, also known as long views, sponsored by local subscribers in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston, and engraved in London. These prints ... More


The Village Emerges

Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person

in St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038976
eISBN:
9780252096938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038976.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the tripartite nature of the settlement pattern that emerged at St. Louis during the 1760s: it consisted of a nuclear village, plowlands for sowing grain, and commons for ... More


The Praying Indian Towns: Encounter and Conversion through Imposed Urban Space

Alison Stanley

in Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This article examines the development, form and cultural significance of Natick, the first Native American Praying Town founded in seventeenth-century Massachusetts. The establishment of Natick was a ... More


Conclusion Fertility and the Feminine in Early America

Susan E. Klepp

in Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833223
eISBN:
9781469600796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833223.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book concludes by highlighting some of its findings and tracing a few of the continuities and discontinuities in Americans' conceptions of family planning, birth control, and gender from the ... More


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