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Table Of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Introduction: In Backcountry Time
1. The Business of Revolutions: John Hook and the Atlantic World
William Mead's Scottish Clock
2. Getting the Goods: Local Acquisition in a Tobacco Economy
The Iron Plate
3. Accounting for Life: Objects, Names, and Numbers
The Ledger
4. Living the Backcountry: Styles and Standards
The Wade Cabin in Backcountry Time
5. Setting the Stage, Playing the Part: Stores as Shopping Spaces
Ribbons of Desire
6. Suckey's Looking Glass: African Americans as Consumers
Mirrors and Meanings
Epilogue: Country Gentleman in a New Country: John Hook's Beef
Essay on Sources

Buying into the World of Goods
Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia
Publication Date: 1 Aug 2010
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6.125" x 9.25"
Page Count: 288 pages
Illustrations: 12 color photos, 34 halftones, 4 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801898266