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Rhode Island -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-030

Henry Chandlee Forman's "Early Nantucket and its Whale Houses" describes the history of 17th and 18th century Nantucket, including the "pioneers" of Nantucket, the history of the town planning and building, and the early economy of Nantucket, which was dependent on fishing and sheep-shearing.

Dates: 1966

"Nantucket Quakerism"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-058

"Nantucket Quakerism," written by Robert Leach, describes Quakerism in Nantucket from 1698 to 1763, and theorizes that the failure to solve the problem of common land ownership lead to the collapse of Nantucket.

Dates: Undated.