Yankee Destinies: The Lives of Ordinary Nineteenth-Century Bostonians


Yankee destinies reconstructs important milestones in the lives of 2,808 white, native-born men who resided in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1860 or 1870. Selected systematically from the census for those tow years, these men represent two cross-sections of those viewed by contemporaries as 'typical' Bostonians.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Chapel Hill, NC
Publication year:
  • 1991


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