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Becoming America: The Revolution before 1776 / Edition 1
     

Becoming America: The Revolution before 1776 / Edition 1

by Jon Butler
 

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ISBN-10: 0674006674

ISBN-13: 9780674006676

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Harvard

In his panoramic view of Britain's mainland American colonies after 1680, Jon Butler reveals a strikingly "modern" character that belies the eighteenth-century quaintness fixed in history. Multinational, profit-driven, materialistic, politically self-conscious, power-hungry, religiously plural--the colonies in this epoch became a society the earliest colonists never

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In his panoramic view of Britain's mainland American colonies after 1680, Jon Butler reveals a strikingly "modern" character that belies the eighteenth-century quaintness fixed in history. Multinational, profit-driven, materialistic, politically self-conscious, power-hungry, religiously plural--the colonies in this epoch became a society the earliest colonists never imagined, a "new order of the ages" that anticipated the American Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674006676
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
588,381
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Peoples8
2Economy50
3Politics89
4Things Material131
5Things Spiritual185
61776225
Notes251
Acknowledgments312
Index315

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