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MAP: The Chesapeake Bay Region - 1778

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: B27


Entitled "Carte de la Baie De Chesapeake et de la Partie navigable des Rivieres, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-east, Choptank and Pokomack." (Map of Chesapeake Bay and the Navigable Parts of the James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-east, Choptank and Pokomack Rivers) and first issued by Petit in Paris in 1778 as part of the Neptune Americo-Septentrional, a navigation aid for ship's pilots, this French map of the Bay, stretching from... View more info

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A Chesapeake Family and their Slaves: A Study in Historical Archaeology

By: Anne Elizabeth Yentsch

Price: $43.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: June 1994

Seller ID: 467308


Analyzing the material remains left by Maryland's colonists in the eighteenth century in conjunction with historical records and works of art, archaeologists have reconstructed the daily life of the aristocratic British Calvert family, whose head was governor of Maryland. In this large household people from different cultures interacted, and English and West African lifestyles merged. Using this fascinating case study, Anne Yentsch illustrates the way in which historical... View more info