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This evocative and enthralling book presents the broadest account yet of a defining event in American history, which forged the American character and continues to shape its politics today. Book jacket.
Benjamin L. Carp is associate professor of history at Tufts University.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations and Maps||p. ix|
|Introduction: Teapot in a Tempest||p. 1|
|The Empire's Corporation||p. 7|
|"The Ringleader of All Violence"||p. 25|
|Tea and Scandal||p. 49|
|"Enemies to Their Country"||p. 70|
|The Detestable Tea Arrives||p. 95|
|The Destroyers at Griffin's Wharf||p. 117|
|"Resolute Men (Dressed as Mohawks)"||p. 141|
|Boycotting the Accursed Leaf||p. 161|
|Boston Bears the Blame||p. 182|
|Sugar, Slaves, and the Shadow of the Tea Party||p. 204|
|Conclusion: Secrecy and Legacy||p. 218|
|Appendix: Boston Tea Party Participants||p. 234|
|Manuscript Sources Cited||p. 286|
|Further Reading||p. 289|
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