Defiance of the Patriots : The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America, Paperback / softback Book

Defiance of the Patriots : The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America Paperback / softback

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This thrilling book tells the full story of the an iconic episode in American history, the Boston Tea Party-exploding myths, exploring the unique city life of eighteenth-century Boston, and setting this audacious prelude to the American Revolution in a global context for the first time.

Bringing vividly to life the diverse array of people and places that the Tea Party brought together-from Chinese tea-pickers to English businessmen, Native American tribes, sugar plantation slaves, and Boston's ladies of leisure-Benjamin L.

Carp illuminates how a determined group of New Englanders shook the foundations of the British Empire, and what this has meant for Americans since.

As he reveals many little-known historical facts and considers the Tea Party's uncertain legacy, he presents a compelling and expansive history of an iconic event in America's tempestuous past.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages, 33 b-w illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780300178128

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