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Quarters The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution

Title
Quarters [electronic resource] : The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution / John Gilbert McCurdy.
ISBN
1501736612
9781501736612
9781501736629
Published
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource (1 online resource.)
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Summary
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Project MUSE - 2019 Complete
Project MUSE - 2019 History
Other formats
Print version: McCurdy, John Gilbert, 1972- author. Quarters Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 09, 2019
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
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.
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