From resistance to revolution: colonial radicals and the development of American opposition to Britain, 1765-1776

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Knopf, 1972 - History - 318 pages
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"An intellectual interpretation of the American revolution that raises it to a new height of comprehensiveness and significance. A superbly detailed account of the ideological escalation . . . that brought Americans to revolution." -Gordon S. Wood, New York Times Book Review

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Review: From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain 1765-76

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A. Introduction 1. When the Sons of Liberty organized against the Stamp Act in 1765 separation was shunned and independence was rarely mentioned 2. The main question for this book is why and when did ... Read full review

Review: From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain 1765-76

User Review  - Tristan - Goodreads

Maier argues that the revolution was a slower process than once believed. The radicals rising up against the British were disorganized, but firmly rooted in English political tradition. Independence ... Read full review

Contents

Popular Uprisings and Civil Authority
3
An Ideology of Resistance
27
The Stamp Act Riots and Ordered
51
Copyright

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About the author (1972)

Pauline Maier is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American History at M.I.T.? She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1968. She is the author of several books and textbooks on American history, including"From Resistance to Revolution: Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition to Britain, 1765-1776", "The Old Revolutionaries: Political Lives in the Age of Samuel Adams, " and "American Scripture", which?was on the "New York Times Book Review" "Editor's Choice" list of the best 11 books of 1997 and a finalist in General Nonfiction for the National Book Critics' Circle Award.? She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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