This volume represents one of the first efforts to harvest the rapidly emerging scholarship in the field of American rural history. Building on the insights and methodologies that social historians have directed toward urban life, the contributors exploreEssays in the Social History of Rural America Steven Hahn, Jonathan Prude ... Moreover, immigration may help explain how the United States managed to industrialize rapidly while geographical expansion, liberal land policies, and ... For example, the collection touches only obliquely on the question of how Americaa#39;s attitude toward, and image of, the countryside changed over time. ... But they were also chosen because in fact, taken together, they do display thematic coherence.
|Title||:||The Countryside in the Age of Capitalist Transformation|
|Author||:||Steven Hahn, Jonathan Prude|
|Publisher||:||UNC Press Books - 1985|