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Clemens, Paul G.E. The Atlantic Economy and Colonial Maryland's Eastern Shore: From Tobacco to Grain. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1980.
Harvey, Lamont W. "Black Oystermen of the Bay Country... particularly St. Michaels, Maryland." Weather Gauge 30 (Spring 1994): 4-13.
Bowes, David B. "Just Passing Through." Mid-Atlantic Country 26 (October 1995): 40-41.
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.
Dudley, David. "Getaways: Water World." Baltimore 91 (March 1998): 86-88, 118.
Thomas, Joseph Brown, Jr. Settlement, Community, and Economy: The Development of Towns in Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, 1660-1775. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Thomas argues that the seventeen clustered settlements that dotted the lower Eastern Shore actually functioned as towns. Although legislatively established they have been largely ignored in the history of the Chesapeake region. Most historians argue that the area was rural, when in fact its character was between urban and rural.
Wennersten, John R. Maryland's Eastern Shore: A Journey in Time and Place. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Annotation / Notes: Wennersten's goal is to make the reader understand the distinct society that is the eastern shore through discussion of the area's agricultural life, its race relations, and maritime society. Brief histories are given of some communities and mention made of some influential people.
Walters, Keith. "Fishing Historic La Trappe Creek." Maryland 20 (Summer 1988): 78-79.
Gelbert, Doug. Company Museums, Industry Museums, and Industrial Tours: A Guidebook of Sites in the United States That Are Open to the Public. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1994. 94-104.
Annotation / Notes: Brief descriptions of fifteen industrial sites in Maryland. When considering sites on this topic most museum goers would probably know of the Baltimore Museum of Industry but people may overlook many of the other sites covered, such as the Ocean City Lifesaving Station Museum, the Poultry Hall of Fame, and the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Visitor Center.
Starin, Mary Elizabeth. "The Callister Papers, Maryland Room, Talbot County Free Library, Easton, Maryland." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 15 (January 1974): 3-5.
Russo, Jean B. Free Workers in a Plantation Economy: Talbot County, Maryland, 1690-1759. Outstanding Studies in Early American History. New York: Garland, 1989.
Karl, Lisa Musolf. "Wye Grist Mill, Wye Mills, Maryland." Old Mill News, 22 (Spring 1994): 12.
Lesher, Pete. "Oxford's Shipyard: Benson & Bateman." Weather Gauge, 33 (Spring 1997): 13-18.
Lesher, Pete. "Oxford's Shipyard: Benson and Bateman." Weather Gauge, 33 (Spring 1997): 13-18.
Leonard, R. Bernice. Bound to Serve: The Indentured Children in Talbot County, Maryland, 1794-1920. St. Michael's, MD: The Author, 1983.
Russo, Jean Burrell. Free Workers in a Plantation Economy: Talbot County, Maryland, 1690-1759. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1983.