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Cradle of violence : how Boston's waterfront mobs ignited the American Revolution / Russell Bourne.

Author/creator Bourne, Russell
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoHoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2006.
Descriptionxiii, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents The maritime origins of a mutinous town -- The seaport's first revolt -- The rising of the mobs -- The South End gang and the Stamp Act -- The sailors' Liberty Tree -- Tar, feathers, and terror -- A dockside riot and the massacre -- The Maritime Workers' tea party -- The fighting spirit of a besieged Boston -- Epilogue : "public liberty" : an enduring dream.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 251-257) and index.
LCCN 2005026870
ISBN0471675512 (cloth)

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