Beyond the American Revolution explorations in the history of American radicalism
Contributors include Alfred F. Young, Gary J. Kornblith, John M. Murrin, Allan Kulikoff, Edward Countryman, Peter H. Wood, W. J. Rorabaugh, Alan Taylor, Michael Merrill, Sean Wilentz, and Cathy N. Davidson.
Print Book, English, 1993
Northern Illinois University Press, DeKalb, Ill., 1993
1 vol. (385 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
9780875801766, 9780875805573, 0875801765, 0875805574
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Alfred F. Young Part 1: Who Shall Rule at Home? 1. The Making and Unmaking of an American Ruling Class: Gary J. Kornblith and John M. Murrin 2. The American Revolution, Capitalism, and the Formation of the Yeoman Classes: Allan Kulikoff Part 2: Liberty for Whom? 3. "To Secure the Blessings of Liberty": Language, the Revolution, and American Capitalism: Edward Countryman 4. "Liberty Is Sweet": African-American Freedom Struggles in the Years before White Independence: Peter H. Wood 5. "I Thought I Should Liberate Myself from the Thraldom of Other": Apprentices, Masters, and the Revolution: W. J. Rorabaugh Part 3: In Victory and Defeat 6. Agrarian Independence: Northern land Rioters after the Revolution: Alan Taylor 7. "The Key of Liberty": William Manning and Plebeian Democracy: Michael Merrill and Sean Wilentz 8. The Novel as Subversive Activity: Women Reading, Women Writing: Cathy N. Davidson Afterword: How Radical Was the American Revolution?: Alfred F. Young Contributors Index