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Library Company of Philadelphia

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Ann Smart Martin. Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2008. Pp. xiv, 260. $55.00

Sharon Ann Murphy Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2010. Pp. xii, 395. $65.00

Sean Patrick Adams. Old Dominion, Industrial Commonwealth: Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004. Pp. xiv, 305. $45.00

Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. Van Horne, editors. The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women's Political Culture in Antebellum America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, in cooperation with the Library Company of Philadelphia. 1994. Pp. xviii, 363. Cloth $41.50, paper $16.95

Seth Rockman. Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2009. Pp. xii, 368. Cloth $50.00, paper $25.00

The Crisis of the Union: An Electronic Archive about the Causes, Conduct, and Consequences of the US Civil War, http://dewey.library.upenn .edu/sceti/civilwar/. Created and maintained by the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Imaging (sceti), with support from the Library Company of Philadelphia and sas Computing. Reviewed June 27–29, 2006

Lawrence A. Peskin. Manufacturing Revolution: The Intellectual Origins of Early American Industry. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2003. Pp. x, 294. $49.95 and David R. Meyer. The Roots of American Industrialization. (Creating the North American Landscape.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2003. Pp. xi, 333. $45.00

 

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Founded in 1731 by members of the Junto discussion club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, it became, in the words of one of its founding members, B. Franklin, ‘the Mother of all ...

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