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History of Worcester: 1674-1848

History of Worcester: 1674-1848

by Kenneth J. Moynihan


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ISBN-13: 9781596292345
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 11/30/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kenneth J. Moynihan is professor emeritus of history and chair of the history department at Assumption College in Worcester. A 1962 graduate of Assumption Preparatory School, he holds a bachelor's degree from the College of the Holy Cross and master's and doctoral degrees from Clark University. He was a member of the Assumption faculty from 1970 to 2007. The author of a number of articles in professional journals and books, he also writes a weekly newspaper column, published from 1976 to 1998 in Worcester Magazine and since then in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     9
Introduction     11
Nipmuc Country     13
Unquiet Settlement (1676-1731)     31
Shire Town (1731-1765)     45
Revolution (1765-1777)     64
Reordering (1778-1790)     88
Beyond Farming (1790-1828)     107
Industry and Insurgency (1828-1848)     129
Notes     155
Bibliography     173
Index     185
About the Author     189

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