The Old Revolutionaries: Political Lives in the Age of Samuel Adams

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 309 pages
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Portraits of five prototypal radicals of the immediate pre-Revolutionary America reveal the background, beliefs and circumstances that shaped their individual commitments to independence

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Contents

Isaac Sears and the Business
51
Dr Thomas Young and the Radicalism
101
Interlude From the Letters of Josiah
139
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Pauline Maier received her Ph.D. from Harvard University, then went on to a career as a history professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Maier wrote two books involving colonial America: "From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776" and "American Sculpture: Making the Declaration of Independence." Maier has also received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Pauline Maier also wrote Ratification which was published in 2010.

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