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The emergence of the middle class

social experience in the American city, 1760-1900

by Stuart M. Blumin

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
    • Middle class -- United States -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStuart M. Blumin.
      SeriesInterdisciplinary perspectives on modern history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT690.U6 B58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 434 p. :
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2054899M
      ISBN 100521250757, 0521376122
      LC Control Number88032975

        Crossick, G. The emergence of the lower middle class in Britain, a discussion. McLeod, H. White collar values and the role of religion. Price, R. N. Society, status and jingoism, the social roots of lower middle class patriotism, Pages:


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