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Author LinkUnger, Harlow G.,1931-
Title LinkAmerican tempest : how the Boston Tea Party sparked a revolution / Harlow Giles Unger.
Edition 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Imprint Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2011.
Description xiv, 288 p. :  ill., maps ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-274) and index.
Contents Contents: "Rally, Mohawks!" -- The Saints of Boston -- Mr. Cockle : the governor’s creature -- The miserable state of tributary slaves -- Flockwork from England -- The flame is spread -- A diabolical scene -- A blackguard town -- Farewell the tea-board -- "Damn you! Fire!" -- "Let every man do what is right!" -- "We will never be taxed!" -- "We must fight!" -- Savage barbarities and diabolical cruelties -- The forgotten patriots.
Summary From the author of The Last Founding Father, this book is an in-depth study of the Boston Tea Party and how it defined the course of American history. It takes a critical look at the famed incident and examines its heroes and villains.
Conf.Sub. LinkAmerican Revolution (1775-1783)
LinkBoston Tea Party (Massachusetts : 1773)
Subject LinkBoston Tea Party, Boston, Mass., 1773.
LinkUnited States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
Subject LinkUnited States.
LinkHistory.

System Number 000677079
ISBN Link9780306819629 (hbk.)
Link0306819627 (hbk.)
Link9780306820793 (pbk.)
Link030682079X (pbk.)

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