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Boston and the dawn of American independence /

Brian Deming.

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Author: Deming, Brian
Published: Yardley, Pennsylvania : Westholme Publishing, LLC, 2015.
Edition: First Westholme Paperback.
Regions: Boston (Mass.) - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. | Boston (Mass.) - History - Siege, 1775-1776. | Boston (Mass.) - History - Revolution, 1775-1783. | United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783. | Boston (Mass.) - History. | Massachusetts - Boston. | United States.
Genres: History.
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Author: Deming, Brian, 1954-
Physical Description: x, 508 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-492) and index.
ISBN: 1594162409
Copyright: ©2013
Summary: "In 1760, no one could imagine the American colonies revolting against Great Britain. The colonists were not hungry peasants groaning under the whip of a brute. They lived well. Land was cheap, wages were good, opportunities abounded. While many colonists had been in the New World for generations, they identified with Britain, and England was still "home." Yet in the space of just fifteen years these sturdy bonds snapped. Boston -- a town of just 16,000 -- lit the fire for American Independence. Here the author explains how and why in his deeply researched history." --Back cover.
Subject: American Revolution (1775-1783) | Siege of Boston (Massachusetts : 1775-1776)
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More Details for: Boston and the dawn of American independ