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Building Charleston : town and society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world / Emma Hart.

Author/Creator:
Hart, Emma, 1972-
Publication:
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 274 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
City planning -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Economic conditions.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social conditions.
Contents:
"To plant in towns" : Charles Towne at the founding of Carolina
"A floating market" : commercial growth, urban growth
"Stupendous works" : building urban dynamism into the Low country
Urban households, economic opportunity, and social structure
Criminal pleasures and charitable deeds : town and culture
"A very essential service to this community" : the politics of the town.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780813928678 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0813928672 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780813928692 (e-book)
0813928699 (e-book)
OCLC:
401713663
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