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Lynne E. Withey
University of California Press (Berkeley, CA 94704-1012)

Development in Cities in Late 18th Century America

To study urban development in the time of the American Revolution (1760-1800), in an attempt to analyze both social structure and economic development in several American cities. The principal issues in studying these cities (Providence and Newport, R.I., Charleston, S.C., Savannah, Ga., and Norfolk, Va.) include population growth, family structure, economic mobility, leadership, and the effect of the Revolution on both economic growth and society.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Summer Stipends

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1976 – 8/31/1976