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Conflict and accommodation in North Country communities, 1850-1930 /
edited by Susan Ouellette.
imprint
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c2005.
description
vii, 104 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0761827994 (pbk. : alk. ppr.)
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imprint
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c2005.
isbn
0761827994 (pbk. : alk. ppr.)
catalogue key
5560508
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This body of work began as a series of New Approaches to History courses taught at SUNY Plattsburgh between and . Taught mainly as honors seminars, these courses provided undergraduates with valuable experience in basic research methods, encouraged them to make use of local primary sources, and inspired them to write scholarly essays. Their collective works explore the social, economic, and ethnic currents that characterized northeastern New York in the late th to early th centuries.
Main Description
This body of work began as a series of New Approaches to History courses taught at SUNY Plattsburgh between 1986 and 1993. Taught mainly as honors seminars, these courses provided undergraduates with valuable experience in basic research methods, encouraged them to make use of local primary sources, and inspired them to write scholarly essays. Their works, collected here, explore the social, economic, and ethnic currents that characterized northeastern New York in the late 19th to early 20th centuries.
Long Description
This body of work began as a series of 'New Approaches to History' courses taught at SUNY Plattsburgh between 1986 and 1993. Taught mainly as honors seminars, these courses provided undergraduates with valuable experience in basic research methods, encouraged them to make use of local primary sources, and inspired them to write scholarly essays. Their works, collected here, explore the social, economic, and ethnic currents that characterized northeastern New York in the late 19th to early 20th centuries.
Table of Contents
The Chapleau-Tabor murder : class, ethnicity, and accommodation in Plattsburgh, New Yorkp. 5
Mobility, class, and ethnicity : French Canadians in Plattsburgh, New York 1850-1880p. 25
"Fighting men" or "breathing holes of hell" : class and ethnicity and masculinity in Keeseville, New York, 1860-1880p. 41
Community in conflict : the Great Northern Railroad comes to Ellenburg, New York 1850-1860p. 65
Law enforcement and Prohibition in northern New York 1920-1933p. 77
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