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Bushman, Richard L. (Richard Lyman), 1931-
King and people in provincial Massachusetts.
Chapel Hill, N.C. ; London : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, c1985 (1992 [printing])
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard L Bushman; Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.)
|Description:||x, 280 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. I. Political Culture, 1691 - 1763. 1. The King in Massachusetts Bay. i. Celebrations. ii. Protection and Allegiance. iii. Securing Moral Advantage. iv. The Defiance of Authority. v. Petitions. 2. Dependence. i. Government and Society. ii. Imperial Politicians. iii. Massachusetts Society. iv. Consequences. 3. The Rights of the People. i. Popular Rights and Official Avarice. ii. The Invasion of Royal Power. iii. The Resolution of Differences. iv. The Alignment of Interests --
Pt. II. The Course of Events, 1763-1776. 4. The Government of Empire. i. Economic Order. ii. Customs and Mores. iii. The Governor and Imperial Policy. iv. A Colonial Civil List. v. Protest. 5. Enslavement. i. The Invasion of Parliamentary Power. ii. The Provincial Reaction. iii. The Sociology of Corruption. iv. Lordships. v. Servility and Virtue. 6. Independence. i. The Last Days of the King. ii. The End of Monarchy. iii. Republican Government. iv. Republican Society --
Appendix: Country Party Rhetoric in Massachusetts.
|Responsibility:||Richard L. Bushman.|