Defiance of the Patriots The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America

ISBN-10: 0300178123

ISBN-13: 9780300178128

Edition: 2011

Authors: Benjamin L. Carp

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The Boston Tea Party is one of the most renowned acts in Armerican history, but much of the detail about the incident remains obscure. Benjamin Carp tells the full story, paying particular attention to the global context & exploding myths that have arisen over the years since 1773.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704

List of Illustrations and Maps
Introduction: Teapot in a Tempest
The Empire's Corporation
"The Ringleader of All Violence"
Tea and Scandal
"Enemies to Their Country"
The Detestable Tea Arrives
The Destroyers at Griffin's Wharf
"Resolute Men (Dressed as Mohawks)"
Boycotting the Accursed Leaf
Boston Bears the Blame
Sugar, Slaves, and the Shadow of the Tea Party
Conclusion: Secrecy and Legacy
Appendix: Boston Tea Party Participants
Manuscript Sources Cited
Further Reading
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