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Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution

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The great Tidewater planters of mid-eighteenth-century Virginia were fathers of the American Revolution. Perhaps first and foremost, they were also anxious tobacco farmers, harried by a demanding planting cycle, trans-Atlantic shipping risks, and their uneasy relations with English agents. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and their contemporaries lived in a world that was dominated by questions of debt from across an ocean but also one that stressed personal autonomy. T. H. Breen's study of this tobacco culture ...

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Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution
2001, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691089140

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Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution
1987, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691005966

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Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution
1985, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691047294

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