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Pamphlets of the American Revolution, 1750-1776, Volume I: 1750–1765

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ISBN 9780674652507

Publication Date: 01/01/1965


  • General Introduction: The Transforming Radicalism of the American Revolution [Bernard Bailyn]
  • Introduction: The Pamphlets of the Revolution
    • Literary Qualities
    • Sources and Traditions
    • Power and Liberty: A Theory of Politics
    • The Logic of Rebellion
      • A Note on Conspiracy
    • Transformation
      • Representation and Consent
      • Constitutions and Rights
      • Sovereignty
    • The Contagion of Liberty
      • Slavery
      • Establishment of Religion
      • The Democracy Unleashed
      • “Whether Some Degree of Respect Be Not Always Due from Inferiors to Superiors”
  • Pamphlets of the American Revolution
    • 1750
      • Jonathan Mayhew, A Discourse Concerning Unlimited Submission and Non-Resistance to the Higher Powers [Boston, 1750]
    • 1760
      • A Letter to the People of Pennsylvania; Occasioned by the…Act for Constituting the Judges…During Good Behaviour [Philadelphia, 1760]
    • 1763
      • [John Aplin], Verses on Doctor Mayhew’s Book of Observations on…The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: With Notes, Critical and Explanatory [Providence, 1763]
    • 1764
      • [Richard Bland], The Colonel Dismounted: Or The Rector Vindicated, In a Letter…Containing a Dissertation upon the Constitution of the Colony [Williamsburg, 1764]
      • Considerations upon the Act of Parliament, Whereby a Duty Is Laid…on Molasses and…on Sugar [Boston, 1764]
      • [Thomas Fitch et al.], Reasons Why the British Colonies, in America, Should Not Be Charged with Internal Taxes [New Haven, 1764]
      • James Otis, The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved [Boston, 1764]
      • [Oxenbridge Thacher], The Sentiments of a British American [Boston, 1764]
    • 1765
      • [Stephen Hopkins], The Rights of Colonies Examined [Providence, 1765]
      • [Martin Howard, Jr.], A Letter from a Gentleman at Halifax, to His Friend in Rhode-Island, Containing Remarks upon a Pamphlet. Entitled, The Rights of Colonies Examined [Newport, 1765]
      • [James Otis], A Vindication of the British Colonies, against the Aspersions of the Halifax Gentleman [Boston, 1765]
      • [Benjamin Church], Liberty and Property Vindicated and the St-pm-n Burnt [Boston (“Reprinted”), 1765]
      • [Daniel Dulany], Considerations on the Propriety of Imposing Taxes in the British Colonies for the Purpose of Raising a Revenue [[Annapolis,] 1765]
      • [John Dickinson], The Late Regulations…Considered, in a Letter from a Gentleman in Philadelphia to his Friend in London [Philadelphia, 1765]
  • Notes
  • List of Pamphlets to Appear in Subsequent Volumes
  • Index

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