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After the Siege A Social History of Boston, 1775-1800 / Jacqueline Barbara Carr ; [new foreword by Jonathan M. Chu]. [print]

By: Carr, Jacqueline Barbara, 1954- [author]Contributor(s): Chu, Jonathan M [writer of foreword.] | Project Muse | Project Muse []Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 online resource (1 online resource xix, 318 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781555538743; 1555538746Subject(s): United States | Massachusetts -- Boston | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Influence | Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 | Boston (Mass.) -- Social conditions -- 18th century | Boston (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century | Siege of Boston (Massachusetts : 1775-1776) | American Revolution (1775-1783) | Social conditions | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)Genre/Form: History. | Electronic books. LOC classification: F73.44F73.44.C559.A384 2019Online resources: Click here to access online COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: https://lib.ciu.edu/copyright-request-form
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The siege of Boston The character of the town The well-ordered town Bostonians at work The politics of leisure.
Summary: Drawing on extensive primary sources, including ward tax assessors' Taking Books, church records, census records, birth and marriage records, newspaper accounts, and town directories, Jacqueline Barbara Carr brings to life Boston's remarkable rebirth as a flourishing cosmopolitan city at the dawn of the nineteenth century. She examines this watershed period in the city's social and cultural history from the perspective of the town's ordinary men and women, both white and African American, recreating the determined community of laborers, artisans, tradesmen, mechanics, and seamen who demonstrated an incredible perseverance in reshaping their shattered town and lives. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 2005. With a new foreword by Jonathan M. Chu.
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Reprint of 2005 edition with new foreword.

The siege of Boston The character of the town The well-ordered town Bostonians at work The politics of leisure.

Drawing on extensive primary sources, including ward tax assessors' Taking Books, church records, census records, birth and marriage records, newspaper accounts, and town directories, Jacqueline Barbara Carr brings to life Boston's remarkable rebirth as a flourishing cosmopolitan city at the dawn of the nineteenth century. She examines this watershed period in the city's social and cultural history from the perspective of the town's ordinary men and women, both white and African American, recreating the determined community of laborers, artisans, tradesmen, mechanics, and seamen who demonstrated an incredible perseverance in reshaping their shattered town and lives. Originally published by Northeastern University Press in 2005. With a new foreword by Jonathan M. Chu.

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