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After the Siege : a social history of Boston, 1775-1800

Author: Jacqueline Barbara Carr
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Northeastern University Press, 2005.
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"Drawing on extensive primary sources, including ward tax assessors' Taking Books, church records, census records, birth and marriage records, newspaper accounts, and town directories, Jacqueline Barbara Carr brings to life Boston's remarkable rebirth as a flourishing cosmopolitan city at the dawn of the nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carr, Jacqueline Barbara, 1954-
After the Siege.
Boston, Mass. : Northeastern University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)606505961
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Barbara Carr
ISBN: 1555536298 9781555536299
OCLC Number: 56912124
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. The siege of Boston --
2. The character of the town --
3. The well-ordered town --
4. Bostonians at work --
5. The politics of leisure.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Barbara Carr.

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In the late 1770s, Boston was struggling to rebuild a community devastated by British occupation, the siege by the Continental Army, and the Revolutionary war years. How the once thriving colonial  Read more...

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