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The Ties That Buy [electronic resource] : Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America / Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor.

Author/Creator:
Hartigan-O'Connor, Ellen author.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Early American Studies.
Early American Studies
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
Households -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Households -- Economic aspects.
Women -- Economic conditions.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor teaches history at the University of California, Davis.
Summary:
The Ties That Buy traces the lives of black and white women in early America to reveal how they used residence, work, credit, and money to shape consumer culture precisely at a time when the politics of the marketplace gained national significance.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1. Urban Housefuls
Chapter 2. Work in the Atlantic Service Economy
Chapter 3. Family Credit and Shared Debts
Chapter 4. Translating Money
Chapter 5. Shopping Networks and Consumption as Collaboration
Chapter 6 The Republic of Goods
Conclusion
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
18 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015)
ISBN:
9780812203943
OCLC:
802047770
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812203943 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.