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Revolutionary generation : Harvard men and the consequences of independence

Author: Conrad Edick Wright
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005.
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"This book offers a collective biography of the 204 members of the Harvard College classes of 1771 through 1774, men whose lives intersected with the War for Independence and the other formative events of the founding years of the American Republic. The names of a few of these men are still familiar, including painter John Trumbull and Congressman Fisher Ames, but this study's principal importance lies in these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Conrad Edick.
Revolutionary generation.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607854487
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Edick Wright
ISBN: 1558494847 9781558494848
OCLC Number: 58546518
Description: xi, 298 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Alma mater, September 8, 1836 --
Family pride --
Cambridge College --
Apprenticing for life --
A time for choices --
Revolutionary changes --
The age of responsibility --
Party passions --
The best and the brightest --
The last great change --
American scholars, August 31, 1837 --
Appendix : life structures and generations, understanding the Harvard classes of 1771-1774.
Responsibility: Conrad Edick Wright.
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What was life like for the young men who came of age in late-eighteenth-century New England? How did the American Revolution and its aftermath shape their outlook and experiences? This book offers a  Read more...

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