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Boston Riots Three Centuries of Social Violence / Jack Tager ; picture researcher, Ruth Owen Jones ; [new foreword by Gordana Rabrenovic]. [print]

By: Tager, Jack [author]Contributor(s): Rabrenovic, Gordana, 1957- [writer of foreword.] | Jones, Ruth Owen [researcher.] | Project Muse | Project Muse []Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 online resource (1 online resource xii, 289 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781555538859; 1555538851Subject(s): Violence | Social conditions | Riots | Race relations | Violence -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History | Massachusetts -- Boston | Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations | Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions | Boston (Mass.) -- HistoryGenre/Form: History. | Electronic books. LOC classification: HV6483.B6HV6483.B6.J78.B678 2019Online resources: Click here to access online COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: https://lib.ciu.edu/copyright-request-form
Contents:
Introduction The Eighteenth-Century setting A variety of Riots: Food, Customs, Antielite, and Pope Day Riots The Impressment Riot of 1747 Antebellum Boston: Norm Enforcement, Race, and Abolition Riots Anti-Catholic Rioting in Antebellum Boston: The Ursuline Convent and the Broad Street Riots Anti-Catholic Tensions, 1850-1900, and the Draft Riot of 1863 The 1919 Police Strike Riots Ghetto Riots, 1967-1968 Antibusing Riots, Fall 1974 Antibusing Riots, 1975-1976 Conclusion Index.
Summary: From the food uprisings in the early 1700s to the notorious anti-busing riots in the mid-1970s, incidents of communal social violence have played a significant role in Boston's history. This vivid portrait of an ever-changing community over time provides a revealing glimpse into peoples' anger, aspirations, and frustrations. It sheds new light on why groups are provoked to take unlawful action in response to unjust conditions, and it opens a fresh vista on the social history of Boston. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 2001. With a new foreword by Gordana Rabrenovic.
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Reprint of 2001 edition with new foreword.

Introduction The Eighteenth-Century setting A variety of Riots: Food, Customs, Antielite, and Pope Day Riots The Impressment Riot of 1747 Antebellum Boston: Norm Enforcement, Race, and Abolition Riots Anti-Catholic Rioting in Antebellum Boston: The Ursuline Convent and the Broad Street Riots Anti-Catholic Tensions, 1850-1900, and the Draft Riot of 1863 The 1919 Police Strike Riots Ghetto Riots, 1967-1968 Antibusing Riots, Fall 1974 Antibusing Riots, 1975-1976 Conclusion Index.

From the food uprisings in the early 1700s to the notorious anti-busing riots in the mid-1970s, incidents of communal social violence have played a significant role in Boston's history. This vivid portrait of an ever-changing community over time provides a revealing glimpse into peoples' anger, aspirations, and frustrations. It sheds new light on why groups are provoked to take unlawful action in response to unjust conditions, and it opens a fresh vista on the social history of Boston. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 2001. With a new foreword by Gordana Rabrenovic.

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