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Nation of Nantucket

society and politics in an early American commercial center, 1660-1820

by Edward Byers

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantucket (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Nantucket (Mass.) -- Politics and government.,
    • Nantucket (Mass.) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdward Byers.
      SeriesNew England studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF72.N2 B97 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 367 p. :
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2719296M
      ISBN 100930350928
      LC Control Number86012620

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