These sources in colonial Chesapeake region history are suggested as some of the works which can be consulted provide important scholarly context to the work with primary source material presented in this site
Bibliography for Grades Four Through Eight
Avi-Yonah, Michael. Dig This: How Archeologists Uncover Our Past. Minneapolis: Runestone, 1993.
"Archaeology: Digging Up History." Cobblestone 4 (June, 1983).
Ballweber, Hettie L. Archaeology! Lanham, MD: Maryland Historical Press, 1996.
Finlayson, Ann. Colonial Maryland. Nashville: Nelson, 1974.
Fisher, Leonard Everett. His Colonial Americans Series. New York, Watts, 1967.
Glubok, Shirley. Art of Colonial America. New York: Macmillan, 1970.
Hakim, Joy. A History of the United States Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.
Johnston, Joyce. Maryland. Minneapolis: Lerner, 1991.
Kalman, Bobbie. Historic Communities Series. New York: Crabtree, 1992.
Kubie, Nora Benjamin. The First Book of Archaeology. New York: Watts, 1957.
McGovern, Ann. If You Lived in Colonial Times. New York: Four Winds, 1964.
McIntosh, Jane. Archaeology. New York: Knopf, 1994.
Moloney, Norah. The Young Oxford Book of Archaeology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1997.
Schaun, George, and Virginia Schaun. Everyday Life in Colonial Maryland. Lanham, MD: Maryland Historical Press, 1980.
Tunis, Edwin. Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry. Cleveland: Crowell, 1965.
Tunis, Edwin. Shaw's Fortune: The Picture Story of a Colonial Plantation. Crowell, 1966.
Tunis, Edwin. Colonial Living. New York: Crowell, 1957.
Walters, Stephen T. Maryland: The Beginning. Lanham, MD: Maryland Historical Press, 1981
Bibliography for Grades Nine Through Twelve
Bushman, Richard L. The Refinement of America : Persons, Houses, Cities. (New York : Knopf, 1992).
Carr, Lois Green, Philip D. Morgan, and Jean B. Russo, ed. Colonial Chesapeake Society (Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, 1988).
Carson, Cary, Ronald Hoffman, and Peter Albert, ed. Of Consuming Interests: The Style of Life in the Eighteenth Century. (Charlottesville : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by the University Press of Virginia, 1994).
Breen, T. H. Tobacco Culture : The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution. (Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1985).
Earle, Carville. The Evolution of a Tidewater Settlement System : All Hallow's Parish, Maryland, 1650-1783 (Chicago : University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography, 1975).
Isaac, Rhys. The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790. (Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, VA., by University of North Carolina Press, 1982).
Kulikoff, Allan. Tobacco and Slaves : Population, Economy and Society in Eighteenth-Century Prince George's County, Maryland. (Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia by the University of North Carolina Press, 1986.
Land, Aubrey C. Colonial Maryland: A History. (Millwood, NY :KTO Press, 1981).
Main, Gloria L. Tobacco Colony: Life in Early Maryland, 1650-1720. (Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1982).
McCusker, John J. and Russell R. Menard. The Economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture by the University of North Carolina Press, 1985.
Menard, Russell R. Economy and Society in Early Colonial Maryland. (New York : Garland, 1985).
Papenfuse, Edward C. In Pursuit of Profit : The Annapolis Merchants in the Era of the American Revolution, 1763-1805 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1975.
Yentsch, Anne E. A Chesapeake Family and their Slaves : A Study in Historical Archaeology (Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994).