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Race, class, and politics : essays on American colonial and revolutionary society /
Gary B. Nash ; with a foreword by Richard S. Dunn.
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Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1986.
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xxii, 370 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0252012119 (alk. paper)
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Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1986.
isbn
0252012119 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
3416704
 
Includes bibliographies and index.
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Appeared in Library Journal on 1986-04-15:
An excellent and often provocative collection of essays by an eminent social historian. Nash's contribution to our understanding of the colonial and revolutionary eras is evident in these 12 essays, 11 of which were previously published between 1963 and 1983. Grouped into two parts (``Shaping a Triracial Society'' and ``Reshaping Society in the Revolutionary Era''), they deal with the relations of racial groups, the distribution of power and wealth, and ``how a polygot people explored the meaning and uses of freedom.'' It is evident throughout this volume that Nash's reputation for extensive and imaginative use of primary sources is well deserved. Highly recommended for academic and large public libraries. Roy H. Tryon, Delaware State Archives, Dover (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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