The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in Early America
Publish date: October 15th 2005
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages no: 258
Edition language: English
White teaches English at the Univ. of Florida. His title recalls Raymond Williams, which White says he turned to in the early stages of thinking about this project. The central question of this book is, “What was the role of an urban public sphere in a largely rural society?” (xi) More generally,...