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Boston's Massacre

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ISBN-10: 0674237382

ISBN-13: 9780674237384

Edition: N/A

Authors: Eric Hinderaker

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Finalist, George Washington Book Prize On the night of March 5, 1770, British soldiers fired into a crowd gathered in front of Boston's Custom House, killing five people. Denounced as an act of unprovoked violence and villainy, the event that came to be known as the Boston Massacre is one of the most famous and least understood incidents in American history. Eric Hinderaker revisits this dramatic confrontation, examining in forensic detail the facts of that fateful night, the competing narratives that molded public perceptions at the time, and the long campaign to transform the tragedy into a touchstone of American identity. "Fascinating...Hinderaker's meticulous research shows that the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 3/4/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Eric Hinderaker is Professor of History, University of Utah.