The Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party

by Benjamin Woods Labaree

Hardcover(Northeastern Classics ed.)



" A brilliant and scholarly demonstration of the way a single act of violence can affect the course of history. ... The reasons for the resort to war ... have never been brought into such clear focus as through the lens of this remarkable study." – Julian P. Boyd, editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson"One of the most important books ever written about the origins of the American Revolution." – Journal of American History

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780930350161
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Publication date: 04/30/1981
Series: Northeastern Classics Edition
Edition description: Northeastern Classics ed.
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Colonial Tea Trade
The Townsend Act
The Tea Tax Continues
The East India Company
Americans Resist
Boston Prepares
The Boston Tea Party
Immediate Consequences
The Ministry Chooses Coercion
The Nation Considers Its Colonies
The Perfect Crisis
The Colonies Unite
The Route to Revolution

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