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A mighty empire : the origins of the American Revolution

Author: Marc Egnal
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1988.
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
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egnal, Marc.
Mighty empire.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)567977610
Online version:
Egnal, Marc.
Mighty empire.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)610575758
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Egnal
ISBN: 0801419328 9780801419324 0801495814 9780801495816
OCLC Number: 16278083
Description: xv, 381 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Massachusetts to 1741: three parties were formed --
Massachusetts, 1741-1762: coalition politics --
New York: traders and warriors --
Pennsylvania: Quaker party ascendancy --
Virginia: rise of the northern neckers --
South Carolina: factions times two --
The depression of the 1760s --
Massachusetts: patriot alliance --
New York: reluctant revolutionaries --
Pennsylvania: challenging the Quaker party --
Virginia: conflict and cooperation --
South Carolina: triumphant patriots --
The quiet years --
Northern colonies: antagonists high and low --
Southern colonies: maintaining control --
Beyond independence.
Responsibility: Marc Egnal.

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