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The Duke of Stockbridge : a Romance of Shays' Rebellion.

Author: Edward Bellamy
Publisher: Auckland : The Floating Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of the Revolutionary War, America remained very volatile. One outgrowth of this was Shays' Rebellion, an armed uprising in Massachusetts that pitted a group of dissatisfied residents against the nascent state authorities. It may seem like an unlikely backdrop for budding romance, but Edward Bellamy pulls it off with aplomb, balancing rich historical detail with tender emotions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bellamy, Edward.
Duke of Stockbridge : A Romance of Shays' Rebellion.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bellamy
ISBN: 9781776537716 1776537718
OCLC Number: 881608092
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter First --
The March of the Minute Men; Chapter Second --
Nine Years After; Chapter Third --
The Tavern-Jail at Barrington; Chapter Fourth --
The People Ask Bread and Receive a Stone; Chapter Fifth --
That Means Rebellion!; Chapter Sixth --
Perez Defines His Position; Chapter Seventh --
The First Encounter; Chapter Eighth --
Great Goings on at Barrington; Chapter Ninth --
Judge Dwight's Signature; Chapter Tenth --
Great Goings on at Barrington Continued; Chapter Eleventh --
End of the Goings on at Barrington; Chapter Twelfth --
A Fair Suppliant. Chapter Thirteenth --
A Praise MeetingChapter Fourteenth --
Perez Goes to Meeting; Chapter Fifteenth --
What Happened After Meeting; Chapter Sixteenth --
An Auction Sale and its Consequences; Chapter Seventeenth --
Plots and Counterplots; Chapter Eighteenth --
Lex Talionis; Chapter Nineteenth --
Perez Gets His Title; Chapter Twentieth --
Two Critical Interviews; Chapter Twenty-First --
The Husking; Chapter Twenty-Second --
Brace of Proclamations; Chapter Twenty-Third --
Snow-Bound; Chapter Twenty-Fourth --
The Battle of West Stockbridge; Chapter Twenty-Fifth --
A Game of Bluff. Chapter Twenty-Sixth --
The RestorationChapter Twenty-Seventh --
Some Real Fighting.

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In the aftermath of the Revolutionary War, America remained very volatile. One outgrowth of this was Shays' Rebellion, an armed uprising in Massachusetts that pitted a group of dissatisfied residents against the nascent state authorities. It may seem like an unlikely backdrop for budding romance, but Edward Bellamy pulls it off with aplomb, balancing rich historical detail with tender emotions.

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