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The urban crucible : the northern seaports and the origins of the American Revolution / Gary B. Nash.

By: Nash, Gary B.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1986Edition: Abridged ed.Description: xv, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0674930584 (alk. paper); 9780674930582 (alk. paper); 0674930592 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780674930599 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes | United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 | United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865 | United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865 | Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes | Massachusetts Boston Social change, 1690-1776 compared with social change in New York & Philadelphia | New York (City). Social change, 1690-1776 compared with social change in Boston & Philadelphia | Pennsylvania Philadelphia Social change, 1690-1776 compared with social change in Boston & New YorkAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Urban crucible.DDC classification: 973.2 Other classification: NO 2300 | 15.87
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Abridged version of the 1979 ed.

Bibliography: p. [251]-267.

Includes index.

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Gary B. Nash was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 27, 1933. He received a B. A. in 1955 and a Ph.D. in 1964 from Princeton University. He has taught colonial and revolutionary American history at the University of California at Los Angeles since 1966. He won the University of California Distinguished Emeriti Award and the Defense of Academic Freedom Award from the National Council for Social Studies. He is the author of numerous books including Quakers and Politics: Pennsylvania, 1681-1726; Red, White and Black: The Peoples of Early America; The Urban Crucible: Social Change, Political Consciousness, and the Origins of the American Revolution; Forging Freedom: The Black Urban Experience in Philadelphia, 1720-1840; and The Forgotten Fifth: African Americans in the Age of Revolution. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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