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Boston riots : three centuries of social violence

Author: Jack Tager
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines more than 100 riots that took place in Boston between the early 1700s and the mid-1970s. It identifies the protagonists, highlights their motives and demands, and seeks to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tager, Jack.
Boston riots.
Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)652020173
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Tager
ISBN: 1555534619 9781555534615 1555534600 9781555534608
OCLC Number: 44172952
Description: xi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Eighteenth-Century setting --
A variety of Riots: Food, Customs, Antielite, and Pope Day Riots --
The Impressment Riot of 1747 --
Antebellum Boston: Norm Enforcement, Race, and Abolition Riots --
Anti-Catholic Rioting in Antebellum Boston: The Ursuline Convent and the Broad Street Riots --
Anti-Catholic Tensions, 1850-1900, and the Draft Riot of 1863 --
The 1919 Police Strike Riots --
Ghetto Riots, 1967-1968 --
Antibusing Riots, Fall 1974 --
Antibusing Riots, 1975-1976 --
Conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: Jack Tager ; picture researcher, Ruth Owen Jones.

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