9781596299573

Jamestown : A History of Narragansett Bay's Island Town

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    9781596299573

  • ISBN10:

    1596299576

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-07-27
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Summary

Many forces have shaped Jamestown's evolution as a town-from global events that brought the military, to economic cycles of prosperity and depression, to the unique character of its inhabitants.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
The Islands of Jamestownp. 9
Settlement and Purchasep. 13
Founding a Townp. 25
The American Revolutionp. 41
Rebuilding Jamestownp. 51
Resorts and Summer Peoplep. 71
Growing Painsp. 85
The Downhill Slidep. 113
Jamestown and the Militaryp. 127
Postwar Adjustmentsp. 145
After the Bridgesp. 165
Epiloguep. 177
Bibliographyp. 179
Indexp. 183
About the Authorsp. 191
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