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Calvinists Incorporated: Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier

By: Anne Kelly Knowles

Price: $37.00

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1997

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 448533

ISBN: 0226448533

Condition: 366 pages, 6 x 9, paperback, University Of Chicago Press


Bringing immigrants onstage as central players in the drama of rural capitalist transformation, Anne Kelly Knowles traces a community of Welsh immigrants to Jackson and Gallia counties in southern Ohio. After reconstructing the gradual process of community-building, Knowles focuses on the pivotal moment when the immigrants became involved with the industrialization of their new region as workers and investors in Welsh-owned charcoal iron companies. Setting the so... View more info