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A mighty empire : the origins of the American Revolution : with a new preface

Author: Marc Egnal
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marc Egnal's now classic revisionist history of the origins of the American Revolution, focuses on five colonies-Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and South Carolina-from 1700 to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Egnal
ISBN: 9780801476587 0801476585
OCLC Number: 617604030
Description: xxvii, 381 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The factions emerge, 1690-1762 --
ch. 1. Massachusetts to 1741 : three parties were formed --
ch. 2. Massachusetts, 1741-1762 : coalition politics --
ch. 3. New York : traders and warriors --
ch. 4. Pennsylvania : Quaker party ascendancy --
ch. 5. Virginia : rise of the northern neckers --
ch. 6. South Carolina : factions times two --
pt. 2. Revolutionary politics, 1763-1770 --
ch. 7. The depression of the 1760s --
ch. 8. Massachusetts : patriot alliance --
ch. 9. New York : reluctant revolutionaries --
ch. 10. Pennsylvania : challenging the Quaker party --
ch. 11. Virginia : conflict and cooperation --
ch. 12. South Carolina : triumphant patriots --
pt. 3. The quiet years, 1771-1773 --
ch. 13. The quiet years --
pt. 4. The expansionists prevail, 1774-1776 --
ch. 14. Northern colonies : antagonists high and low --
ch. 15. Southern colonies : maintaining control --
ch. 16. Beyond independence.
Responsibility: Marc Egnal.

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"A challenging new interpretation, well written and solidly supported." * Library Journal * "This book first appeared in 1988 with a forthright argument about the intersections between political Read more...

 
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