This is not necessarily a comprehensive listing of all sources used in the data in this site, but most are listed here.
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Brown, Dona. Back to the Land: The Enduring Dream of Self-Sufficiency in Modern America. University of Wisconsin Press, 2011.
Cronon, William. Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England. New York: Hill and Wang:2003.
Donahue, Brian. The Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2004.
Garrison, J. Ritchie. Landscape and Material Life in Franklin County, Massachusetts, 1770-1860. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1991.
Jacobstein, Meyer. The Tobacco Industry in the United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 1907.
Miller, Marla, ed. Cultivating a Past: Essays on the History of Hadley, Massachusetts. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.