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Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Jim Drewery - Goodreads

Over a century and a half ago French pamphleteer Alphonse Karr was apparently first to print the adage, “Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.” which translates in English as “the more it changes ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Janice Trinh - Goodreads

The shoemaker and tea party is the “recovery” life of an ordinary shoe maker that survived through the Boston Massacre. Through the eye and memory of a little known Boston resident, George Robert ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Mathew Powers - Goodreads

Alfred young is most certainly not a whiggish historian and often notes alternative history, but this bottom's up approach is just easy reading that couldn't spark much controversy. Flat out, it is a ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Andrew Little - Goodreads

I gave this book 3 stars for the content that it delivers, not for how fun of a read it was. The amount of research required to write this book must have been time consuming because the author ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

Loved it. Great read about the history of Revolutionary Boston and the experiences of a man who actually attended the Boston Tea Party. Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Grumpus - Goodreads

I was hoping for a biography of George Hewes and I did get and enjoy that part of the book. It was the other 60% of the book that seemed to drone on about when the term "Tea Party" first came to be ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Belinda - Goodreads

This book looks at the role the working class played in the American revolution> and at how history is reshaped by current events. Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - RK Byers - Goodreads

was interesting and informative at the beginning but sorta lost me towards the end. Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This is remarkably timely for a 10 year old book about events that happened over 200 years ago. The first half of the book is a biographical sketch of George Robert Twelves Hewes, a shoemaker from ... Read full review

Review: The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

User Review  - Scott Ford - Goodreads

To think that the Boston Tea Party could easily have passed into historical trivia. The creation of national myth. Read full review


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