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Cradle of violence :how Boston's waterfront mobs ignited the American Revolution /Russell Bourne.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Bourne, Russell.
Publication
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons
Contents
The maritime origins of a mutinous town -- The seaport's first revolt -- The rising of the mobs -- The South End gang and the Stamp Act -- The sailors' Liberty Tree -- Tar, feathers, and terror -- A dockside riot and the massacre -- The Maritime Workers' tea party -- The fighting spirit of a besieged Boston -- Epilogue : "public liberty" : an enduring dream.
Date
c2006.
Description
xiii, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, September 28, 2007. [LA2007.0123] Historic New England image on page 86.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-257) and index.
ISBN
0471675512 (cloth)
9780471675518 (cloth)
GUSN
251863
Call Number
Stacks E215.B68 2006
Descriptive terms
Arbeiteraufstand.
History Causes. Revolution, 1775-1783
History Revolution, 1775-1783.
History Social aspects. Revolution, 1775-1783
Mobs History 18th century.
Politics and government 1775-1783.
Revolution.
Riots History 18th century.
Social conditions 18th century.
Violence History 18th century.
Vorgeschichte.
Places
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts Boston
USA
United States

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