(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2001)

Document title

The concept of townships in Britain and the British colonies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

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Township is a term with different meanings. A township was not always different from a town, nor was it always synonymous with a town. At the time when township was acquiring a new function and significance in Britain, its multiple usage was carried into New England where the term was then newly applied. The paper argues that from its original meaning, the term acquired new meanings and that as the term diffused, so its meaning was modified


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 2001, vol. 27, no2 [pp. 137-152]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Collation : Illustration ;




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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