Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

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The cities of eighteenth-century America packed together tens of thousands of colonists, who met each other in back rooms and plotted political tactics, debated the issues of the day in taverns, and mingled together on the wharves or in the streets. In this fascinating work, historian Benjamin L. Carp shows how these various urban meeting places provided the tinder and spark for the American Revolution. Carp focuses closely on political activity in colonial America's five most populous cities--in particular, he examines ...

Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution 2009, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195378559

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Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195304022

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