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Quarters The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

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ISBN-10: 1501736604

ISBN-13: 9781501736605

Edition: 2019

Authors: John Gilbert McCurdy

List price: $125.00
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When Americans declared independence in 1776, they cited King George III "for quartering large bodies of armed troops among us." In Quarters, John Gilbert McCurdy explores the social and political history behind charge, offering an authoritative account of the housing of British soldiers in America. Providing new interpretations and analysis of the Quartering Act of 1765, McCurdy sheds light on a misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution. Quarters unearths the vivid debate in eighteenth-century America over the meaning of place. It asks why the previously uncontroversial act of accommodating soldiers in one's house became an unconstitutional act. In so doing, Quarters reveals new…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 6/15/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 6.60" wide x 9.40" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990