As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

by Richard Archer
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ISBN-10:
0199895775
ISBN-13:
9780199895779
Pub. Date:
04/01/2012
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Overview

As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution

In the dramatic period leading to the American Revolution, no event did more to foment patriotic sentiment among colonists than the armed occupation of Boston by British soldiers. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied town.

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ISBN-13: 9780199895779
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Series: Pivotal Moments in American History Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 597,641
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Richard Archer is Professor of History Emeritus at Whittier College. He is the author of Fissures in the Rock: New England in the Seventeenth Century.

Table of Contents

Contents
List of Illustrations
Editor's Note
Introduction
Chapter 1 GRENVILLE'S INNOVATION
Chapter 2 ON THE BRINK
Chapter 3 POWER AND THE OPPOSITION
Chapter 4 AN ACCOMMODATION OF SORTS
Chapter 5 THE TOWNSHEND BLUNDER
Chapter 6 A MOMENTOUS DECISION
Chapter 7 CAMPING ON THE COMMON
Chapter 8 OCCUPATION
Chapter 9 THE MERCHANTS AND JOHN MEIN
Chapter 10 PRELUDE TO A TRAGEDY
Chapter 11 THE MASSACRE ON KING STREET
Chapter 12 AFTERMATH
Conclusion A REVOLUTIONARY LEGACY
Acknowledgments
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written account gives a good feeling of actually being there in colonial Boston and experiencing the tension between the colonists and the occupying forces of the British.
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