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American tempest : how the Boston Tea Party sparked a revolution

Author: Harlow G Unger
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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From the author of The Last Founding Father, this book is an in-depth study of the Boston Tea Party and how it defined the course of American history. It takes a critical look at the famed incident and examines its heroes and villains.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harlow G Unger
ISBN: 9780306819629 0306819627 9780306820793 030682079X
OCLC Number: 657595563
Description: xiv, 288 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: "Rally, Mohawks!" --
The Saints of Boston --
Mr. Cockle : the governor's creature --
The miserable state of tributary slaves --
Flockwork from England --
The flame is spread --
A diabolical scene --
A blackguard town --
Farewell the tea-board --
"Damn you! Fire!" --
"Let every man do what is right!" --
"We will never be taxed!" --
"We must fight!" --
Savage barbarities and diabolical cruelties --
The forgotten patriots.
Responsibility: Harlow Giles Unger.

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Kirkus, 2/1/11 "A solidly researched account of the 1773 Boston Tea Party...[A] well-delineated, contrarian history." Booklist, 3/1/11 "Considering the incident's resonance for the current Tea Party Read more...

 
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