The Resource 1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips

1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips

Label
1775 : a good year for revolution
Title
1775
Title remainder
a good year for revolution
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Phillips
Title variation
Seventeen seventy-five
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book the author, a historian punctures the myth that 1776 was the watershed year of the American Revolution. He suggests that the great events and confrontations of 1775 such as Congress's belligerent economic ultimatums to Britain, New England's 'rage militaire,' the exodus of British troops and expulsion of royal governors up and down the seaboard, and the new provincial congresses and hundreds of local committees that quickly reconstituted local authority in Patriot hands, achieved a sweeping Patriot control of territory and local government that Britain was never able to overcome
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Kevin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E231
LC item number
.P55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)
  • United States
  • Paine, Thomas
Label
1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-604) and index
Contents
Introduction. The spirit of 1775 -- The Revolution : provocations, motivations, and alignments. Liberty's vanguard ; Religion, ethnicity, and revolutionary loyalty ; A revolution for economic self-determination ; Urban radicalism and the tide of revolution ; Challenge from the backcountry ; The ideologies of revolution -- 1775 : the battlegrounds. Fortress New England? ; Declaring economic war ; Five roads to Canada ; The global munitions struggle, 1774-1776 ; The supply war at sea ; The first British southern strategy, 1775-1776 ; Is Falmouth burning? ; Red, white, and black ; Divided national opinion and Britain's need to hire mercenaries ; The Chesapeake : America's vulnerable estuary ; The American Revolution as a civil war ; The Declaration of Independence : a stitch in time? -- Consequences and ramifications. The Battle of Boston : a great American victory ; Canada : defeat or victory? ; Lord Dunmore's second war ; Whaleboats, row galleys, schooners, and submarines : the small-ship origins of the U.S. Navy ; Europe, the Bourbon Compact, and the American Revolution ; The southern expedition of 1775 and the limitations of British power ; 1775 : a good year for revolution
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 628 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025121
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012001786
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 4090722-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4090722
  • (Sirsi) o772774173
  • (OCoLC)772774173
Label
1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-604) and index
Contents
Introduction. The spirit of 1775 -- The Revolution : provocations, motivations, and alignments. Liberty's vanguard ; Religion, ethnicity, and revolutionary loyalty ; A revolution for economic self-determination ; Urban radicalism and the tide of revolution ; Challenge from the backcountry ; The ideologies of revolution -- 1775 : the battlegrounds. Fortress New England? ; Declaring economic war ; Five roads to Canada ; The global munitions struggle, 1774-1776 ; The supply war at sea ; The first British southern strategy, 1775-1776 ; Is Falmouth burning? ; Red, white, and black ; Divided national opinion and Britain's need to hire mercenaries ; The Chesapeake : America's vulnerable estuary ; The American Revolution as a civil war ; The Declaration of Independence : a stitch in time? -- Consequences and ramifications. The Battle of Boston : a great American victory ; Canada : defeat or victory? ; Lord Dunmore's second war ; Whaleboats, row galleys, schooners, and submarines : the small-ship origins of the U.S. Navy ; Europe, the Bourbon Compact, and the American Revolution ; The southern expedition of 1775 and the limitations of British power ; 1775 : a good year for revolution
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 628 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025121
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012001786
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 4090722-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4090722
  • (Sirsi) o772774173
  • (OCoLC)772774173

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