Honored in the 1830s for his participation in the Boston Tea Party, George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker, exemplified the role of the ...Show synopsisHonored in the 1830s for his participation in the Boston Tea Party, George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker, exemplified the role of the common man in the Revolution. Young pieces together this extraordinary tale, adding new insights of how memory shapes our understanding of history.Hide synopsis
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The late Alfred Young's book developed from his William & Mary Quarterly article is tremendous. That article was selected as one of the Quarterly's best articles for 50 yrs. In this treatment he expands what his research found about the reliability of using first hand accounts of history that previous scholars dismissed as being unreliable...person too old to remember correctly, etc. This shoemaker's account is the first mention or labeling of the Boston's tea dumping as the "Boston Tea Party!"
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