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The Urban Crucible

Social Change, Political Consciousness, and the Origins of the American Revolution

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Publication Date: 01/01/1979

548 pages

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • I. Growth and War, 1690–1740
    • 1. The Web of Seaport Life
    • 2. The Urban Polity
    • 3. The Seaport Economies in an Era of War
    • 4. The Rise of Popular Politics
    • 5. The Urban Economies in an Era of Peace
    • 6. Political Unrest in the Interward Period
  • II. Conflict and Revolution, 1740–1776
    • 7. The Renewal of War and the Decline of Boston
    • 8. Religious Revival and Politics at Mid-Century
    • 9. Prosperity and Poverty: The Seven Years War and Its Aftermath
    • 10. The Intensification of Factional Politics
    • 11. The Stamp Act in the Port Towns
    • 12. The Disordered Urban Economies
    • 13. Revolution
  • Appendix
    • Tables
    • Figures
  • Notes
  • Index

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