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The Blackwell encyclopedia of the American Revolution

Author: Jack P Greene; J R Pole
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell Reference, 1991.
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This reference book includes work on such topics as the reasons for the Revolution, the reasons for the success of the ill-equipped colonial forces, the ideas of the propagandists on both sides, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack P Greene; J R Pole
ISBN: 1557862443 9781557862440
OCLC Number: 23464255
Description: xvi, 845 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The structure of British politics in the mid-eighteenth century / W.A. Speck --
Metropolitan administration of the colonies, 1696-1775 / Ian K. Steele --
The changing socio-economic and strategic importance of the colonies to the empire / Alison G. Olson --
The political development of the colonies after the Glorious Revolution / Alan Tully --
Population and family in early America / Robert V. Wells --
Socio-economic development of the colonies / Edwin J. Perkins --
Religion before the Revolution / Edwin S. Gaustad --
The cultural development of the colonies / Michal J. Rozbicki --
Ideological background / Isaac Kramnick. The origins of the new colonial policy, 1748-1763 / Jack P. Greene --
The Grenville program, 1763-1765 / Peter D.G. Thomas --
The Stamp Act crisis and its repercussions, including the Quartering Act controversy / Peter D.G. Thomas --
The Townshend Acts crisis, 1767-1770 / Robert J. Chaffin --
The British Army in America, before 1775 / Douglas Edward Leach --
The West and the Indians, 1756-1776 / Peter Marshall --
Trade legislation and its enforcement, 1748-1776 / R.C. Simmons --
Ongoing disputes over the prerogative, 1763-1776 / Jack P. Greene --
Bishops and other ecclesiastical issues, to 1776 / Frederick V. Mills, Sr. --
Social protest and the revolutionary movement, 1765-1776 / Edward Countryman --
The tea crisis and its consequences, through 1775 / David L. Ammerman --
The crisis of Independence / David L. Ammerman --
Development of a revolutionary organization, 1765-1775 / David W. Conroy --
Political mobilization, 1765-1776 / Rebecca K. Starr --
Opposition in Britain / Colin Bonwick --
Loyalism and neutrality / Robert M. Calhoon --
Common sense / Jack Fruchtman, Jr. --
The Declaration of Independence / Ronald Hamowy. Bills of rights and the first ten amendments to the Constitution / Robert A. Rutland --
State constitution-making, through 1781 / Donald S. Lutz --
The Articles of Confederation, 1775-1783 / Jack N. Rakove --
The War for Independence, to Saratoga / Don Higginbotham --
The War for Independence, after Saratoga / Don Higginbotham --
Diplomacy of the Revolution, to 1783 / Jonathan R. Dull --
Confederation: state governments and their problems / Edward Countryman --
The West: territory, states, and confederation / Peter S. Onuf --
Demobilization and national defense / E. Wayne Carp --
Currency, taxation, and finance, 1775-1787 / Robert A. Becker --
Foreign relations, after 1783 / Jonathan R. Dull --
Slavery and anti-slavery / Sylvia R. Frey --
Indians and the new republic / James H. Merrell --
The impact of the Revolution on the role, status, and experience of women / Betty Wood --
The impact of the Revolution on education / Melvin Yazawa --
The impact of the Revolution on social problems: poverty, insanity, and crime / Melvin Yazawa --
The impact of the Revolution on church and state / Robert M. Calhoon --
Legal reform and the Revolution / Bruce H. Mann --
Confederation: movement for a stronger union / Mark D. Kaplanoff --
The Federal Convention and the Constitution / Mark D. Kaplanoff --
The debate over ratification of the Constitution / Murray Dry. Great Britain in the aftermath of the American Revolution / Ian R. CHristie --
The American Revolution and Canada / G.A. Rawlyk --
The American Revolution and Ireland / Maurice J. Bric --
The American Revolution and the sugar colonies, 1775-1783 / Selwyn H.H. Carrington --
The effects of the American Revolution on France and its empire / David P. Greggus --
The impact of the American Revolution on Spain and Portugal and their empires / Kenneth Maxwell --
The influence of the American Revolution in the Netherlands / Jan Willem Schulte Nordholt --
The influence of the American Revolution in Russia / Hans Rogger. Social and economic developments after the Revolution / Stuart Bruchey and Jim Potter --
The religious consequences of the Revolution / Robert M. Calhoon --
The cultural effects of the Revolution / Norman S. Grabo --
The effects of the Revolution on language / John Algeo --
Medicine before and after the Revolution / Mary E. Fissell --
The construction of gender in a republican world / Ruth H. Bloch. Liberty / Elise Marienstras --
Equality / J.R. Pole --
Property / Alan Freeman and Elizabeth Mensch --
The rule of law / John P. Reid --
Consent / Donald S. Lutz --
Happiness / Jan Lewis --
Suffrage and representation / Rosemarie Zagarri --
Republicanism / Robert E. Shalhope --
Sovereignty / Peter S. Onuf --
Nationality and citizenship / Elise Marienstras --
The separation of powers / Maurice J.C. Vile --
Rights / Ronald Hamowy --
Virtue / James T. Kloppenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Jack P. Greene and J.R. Pole.

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