Divisions throughout the Whole
Politics and Society in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 1740–1775
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- Author: Gregory H. Nobles
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This book explores the connection between the changing social context of colonial New England and the emergence of political unrest in the years before the American Revolution. Unlike studies that have examined revolutionary activity in major colonial towns, where it was most visible, Professor Nobles's study focuses on the sources of revolutionary behavior in the countryside. He examines the social and political development of Hampshire County from the seventeenth through the eighteenth century and seeks to explain why people who had remained apparently indifferent to the political crisis developing before 1774 became such active participants in a violent political struggle against the established government. In his discussion of a variety of local controversies, the author shows how common people repeatedly mobilized to act on their own terms for their own concerns, and how this served to prepare them for radical activity in the Revolutionary era.
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- Date Published: March 2011
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511867569
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Table of Contents
1. Family power and political relations in Hampshire County
2. The Hampshire County ministry and the Great Awakening: from revival to reaction
3. The revivalist removed
4. The legacy of religious dissent
5. New settlements in an unsettled society
6. The politics of parochialism
7. Revolution in the neighborhood
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