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Author Williams, Mark, 1948-

Title The brittle thread of life : backcountry people make a place for themselves in early America / Mark Williams.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR eBook (C-19)  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : nothing for history to say? -- A place called Sammon Brooke -- On penalty of loosing our freeholds -- Zeal for the support of the darling liberty -- In our corporate capacity -- Settled our land according to your command -- We ought to obey God rather than man -- We do not want any goviner but the goviner of the univarse -- As they shall judge necessary -- Epilogue : a hazardous state and condition.
Note Print version record.
Subject Land settlement -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- History.
Social classes -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- History.
Rural poor -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town) -- Social conditions.
Country life -- Connecticut -- Granby (Town)
Land settlement -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- History.
Social classes -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- History.
Rural poor -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) -- Social conditions.
Country life -- Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town)
Granby (Conn. : Town) -- History.
Ashfield (Mass. : Town) -- History.
Connecticut -- Granby (Town) (OCoLC)fst01331427
Massachusetts -- Ashfield (Town) (OCoLC)fst01340480
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Williams, Mark, 1948- Brittle thread of life. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009 (DLC) 2009005784
ISBN 1282352024
0300139225 (alk. paper)
9780300139228 (alk. paper)
9780300156423 (electronic bk.)
0300156421 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000053298635
AU@ 000062425169
CDX 11360476
DEBBG BV044116408
GBVCP 1003638341
NZ1 15322657

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