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

By: Carp, Benjamin L.

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This thrilling book tells the full story of the an iconic episode in American history, the Boston Tea Party--exploding myths, exploring the unique city life of eighteenth-century Boston, and setting this audacious prelude to the American Revolution in a global context for the first time. Bringing vividly to life the diverse array of people and places that the Tea Party brought together--from Chinese tea-pickers to English businessmen, Native American tribes, sugar plantation slaves, and Boston's ladies of leisure--Benjamin L. Carp illuminates how a determined group of New Englanders shook the foundations of the British Empire, and what this has meant for Americans since. As he reveals many little-known historical facts and considers the Tea Party's uncertain legacy, he presents a compelling and expansive history of an iconic event in America's tempestuous past.

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

Author Name: Carp, Benjamin L.

Categories: United States,

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2010-10-25

ISBN Number: 0300117051

ISBN Number 13: 9780300117059

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SKU1039014