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Gibb, James G. "The Dorsey-Bibb Tobacco Flue: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Southern Maryland Agriculture." Calvert Historian 12 (Spring 1997): 4-20.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Land, Landlord, and Leaseholder: Estate Management and Tenant Fortunes in Southern Maryland, 1642-1820." Agricultural History 59 (July 1985): 373-396.
Annotation / Notes: Based on the astonishing records of a Jesuit-owned estate in Charles County that lasted for 175 years, Walsh examined 233 tenants, and the effect of their short term vs. long term leases on resource waste or conservation. The story explains how owners used leasing as a means for plantation development and as an alternative to slave labor.
Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Johnson, Paula J. Working the Water: The Commercial Fisheries of Maryland's Patuxent River. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1988.
Annotation / Notes: Johnson's book covers many of the fishing techniques and inventions which have so strongly impacted Chesapeake Bay's natural resources.
Meyers, Eugene L. "The Day They Shot Berkeley Muse." Chesapeake Bay Magazine, 28 (January 1999): 48-51, 74-77.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Servitude and Opprtunity in Charles County, Maryland, 1658-1705." In Law, Society, and Politics in Early Maryland, Aubrey C. Land, Lois Green Carr, and Edward C. Papenfuse, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977, pp. 111-33.
Horn, Roger. "La Plata's Stumble Inn." The Record, 102 (December 2007): 2-3.
Zilliox, Jackie. "A Twentieth Century Waldorf Icon Relieves its Heyday." The Record, 102 (May 2008): 2-3, 5.
Zilliox, Jackie. "Charles County's Last Surviving Grist Mill." The Record, 105 (October 2011): 9-10.