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Quarters : the accommodation of the British Army and the coming of the American Revolution /
John Gilbert McCurdy.
imprint
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
description
xii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
1501736604, 9781501736605
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imprint
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.
isbn
1501736604
9781501736605
contents note
Introduction : the importance of place in the age of Atlantic revolutions -- Houses : the rise of domestic privacy -- Barracks : constructing a colonial military infrastructure -- Empire : drafting and implementing the Quartering Act -- Borderland : Native Americans, soldiers, and colonists in the backcountry -- Cities and towns : accommodation and eviction of the British Army -- Nation : American armies and the march toward independence -- Epilogue : the Third Amendment and the shadow of quartering.
abstract
"Examines both quartering British soldiers in America and how this led to the American Revolution and how debates that ensued shaped Americans' notions of military power and place. A transnational history that includes Canada and the Caribbean"--
catalogue key
12399974
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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