PEAES Book Series

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Money over Mastery, Family over Freedom:  Slavery in the Antebellum Upper South
(Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 2011) Written by Calvin Schermerhorn. Click here to read on…

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Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 2010). Written by Sharon Ann Murphy. Click here to read on…

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The Fragile Fabric of Union: Cotton, Federal Politics, and the Global Origins of the United States Civil War, 1787-1861 (Johns Hopkins Press) written by Brian Schoen. Click here to read on…

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Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore (Johns Hopkins Press) written by Seth Rockman. Click here to read on…

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Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia, by Ann Smart Martin (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 2008). Click here to read on…

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Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America, By Sean Patrick Adams (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004) Click here to read on…

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Manufacturing Revolution, by Lawrence Peskin (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003) Click here to read on…

E-Books

Fish and Flour For Gold, 1600-1800 by James G. Lydon, Click here to download the PDF E-Book (7.87 MB / 312 pp)

Cathy Matson, University of Delaware and Director, Program in Early American Economy and Society

For further information, please contact Cathy Matson, Series Editor, at cmatson@UDEL.edu.