Building Charleston: Town and Society in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World
In the colonial era, Charleston, South Carolina, was the largest city in the American South. From 1700 to 1775 its growth rate was exceeded in the New World only by that of Philadelphia. The first comprehensive study of this crucial colonial center, Building Charleston charts the rise of one of early America's great cities, revealing its importance to the evolution of both South Carolina and the British Atlantic world during the eighteenth century.
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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
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