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Walsh, Lorena S. Charles County, Maryland, 1658-1705: A Study of Chesapeake Social and Political Structure. Ph.D. diss., Michigan State University, 1977.
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.
Reps, John. Tidewater Towns: City Planning in Colonial Virginia and Maryland. Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972.
Annotation / Notes: Early towns did not generally spring out of nowhere. Town planning was common and an important part of Chesapeake Maryland's colonial history. The government played an active role in the founding and formation of towns. Annapolis and the District of Columbia were unique in that their plans did not resemble those common amongst other English colonies.
Walsh, Lorena S. "The Historian as Census Taker: Individual Reconstitution and the Reconstruction of Censuses for a Colonial Chesapeake County." William and Mary Quarterly 3rd series, 38 (April 1981): 242-60.
Annotation / Notes: Walsh uses methods drawn from community studies to reconstitute a census for adult white males in Charles County in 1705, based upon a provincial census and rent rolls from the period. She argues that such methods provide the researcher the opportunity to establish reasonable accurate profiles of Chesapeake society in the colonial period.
Walsh, Lorena S. "Staying Put or Getting Out: Findings for Charles County, Maryland, 1650-1720." William and Mary Quarterly (3d. series), 44 (January 1987): 89-103.
Klapthor, Margaret Brown, and Paul Dennis Brown. The History of Charles County, Maryland, Written in its Tercentenary Year of 1958. La Plata, MD: Charles County Tercentenary, Inc., 1958.
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.
MacDonald, David R. The Transit of the Anglican Mind to the Maryland Colony: Thomas Bray and the Bray Libraries of Christ Church Durham; Nanjemoy, Maryland, 1696-1701. South Bend, IN: Cloverdale, 2007.