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Author Greven, Philip J
Title Four generations : population, land, and family in colonial Andover, Massachusetts / [by] Philip J. Greven, Jr
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1970
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Economics Library  F74.A6 G7 1970    AVAILABLE    30510100115403
 Ethnology Library  F74.A6 G7    AVAILABLE    30520020202777
 Modern History Library  390 G837    AVAILABLE    MHE0011377
Descript xvi, 329 pages : illustrations, folded map ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-315)
Preface -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction : Problems, sources, and methods -- pt. 1. The first and second generations -- 2. Life and death in a wilderness settlement -- 3. Land for families : the formative decades -- 4. Patriarchalism and the family -- pt. 2. The second and third generations -- 5. The expanding population in a farming community -- 6. Control and autonomy : families and the transmission of land -- pt. 3. The third and fourth generations -- 7. Change and decline : population and families in a provincial town -- 8. Independence and dependence in mid-eighteenth-century families -- pt. 4. Conclusion -- 9. Historical perspectives on the family -- Appendix : General demographic data -- Bibliography -- Index
Link Online version: Greven, Philip J. Four generations: population, land, and family in colonial Andover, Massachusetts. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press, 1970 (OCoLC)904079800
Subject Andover (Mass.) -- Social life and customs
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