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Beyond the American Revolution : explorations in the history of American radicalism

Beyond the American Revolution : explorations in the history of American radicalism

Author: Alfred Fabian Young
Publisher: DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, 1993.
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Contributors include Alfred F. Young, Gary J. Kornblith, John M. Murrin, Allan Kulikoff, Edward Countryman, Peter H. Wood, W. J. Rorabaugh, Alan Taylor, Michael Merrill, Sean Wilentz, and Cathy N.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Fabian Young
ISBN: 0875801765 9780875801766 0875805574 9780875805573
OCLC Number: 494213242
Description: 1 vol. (385 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Table of ContentsIntroduction: Alfred F. Young Part 1: Who Shall Rule at Home? 1. The Making and Unmaking of an American Ruling Class: Gary J. Kornblith and John M. Murrin 2. The American Revolution, Capitalism, and the Formation of the Yeoman Classes: Allan Kulikoff Part 2: Liberty for Whom? 3. "To Secure the Blessings of Liberty": Language, the Revolution, and American Capitalism: Edward Countryman 4. "Liberty Is Sweet": African-American Freedom Struggles in the Years before White Independence: Peter H. Wood 5. "I Thought I Should Liberate Myself from the Thraldom of Other": Apprentices, Masters, and the Revolution: W. J. Rorabaugh Part 3: In Victory and Defeat 6. Agrarian Independence: Northern land Rioters after the Revolution: Alan Taylor 7. "The Key of Liberty": William Manning and Plebeian Democracy: Michael Merrill and Sean Wilentz 8. The Novel as Subversive Activity: Women Reading, Women Writing: Cathy N. Davidson Afterword: How Radical Was the American Revolution?: Alfred F. Young Contributors Index
Responsibility: edited by Alfred F. Young.


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""This long-awaited volume unites the mature reflections of several scholars known for their research in early American history.... The essays form an excellent synthesis of research while raising Read more...

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