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The Resource Becoming America : the revolution before 1776, Jon Butler

Becoming America : the revolution before 1776, Jon Butler

Label
Becoming America : the revolution before 1776
Title
Becoming America
Title remainder
the revolution before 1776
Statement of responsibility
Jon Butler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Multinational, profit-driven, materialistic, politically self-conscious, power-hungry, religiously plural: America three hundred years ago - and today. Here are Britain's mainland American colonies after 1680, in the process of becoming the first modern society - a society the earliest colonists never imagined, a "new order of the ages" that anticipated the American Revolution. Jon Butler's view of the colonies in this epoch reveals a strikingly "modern" character that belies the eighteenth-century quaintness fixed in history."
  • "Becoming America shows us transformations before 1776 among an unusually diverse assortment of peoples. Here is a polyglot population of English, Indians, Africans, Scots, Germans, Swiss, Swedes, and French; a society of small colonial cities with enormous urban complexities; an economy of prosperous farmers thrust into international market economies; peoples of immense wealth, a burgeoning middle class, and incredible poverty."
  • "Butler depicts settlers pursuing sophisticated provincial politics that ultimately sparked revolution and a new nation; developing new patterns in production, consumption, crafts, and trades that remade commerce at home and abroad; and fashioning a society remarkably pluralistic in religion, whose tolerance nonetheless did not extend to Africans or Indians. Here was a society that turned protest into revolution and remade itself many times during the next centuries - a society that, for ninety years before 1776, was becoming America."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Jon
Dewey number
973.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E188
LC item number
.B97 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Civilization
  • United States
  • Koloniale periode
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Becoming America : the revolution before 1776, Jon Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Peoples
  • Economy
  • Politics
  • Things material
  • Things spiritual
Control code
ocm42726192
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780674000919
Lccn
99054646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42726192
  • (OCoLC)42726192
Label
Becoming America : the revolution before 1776, Jon Butler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Peoples
  • Economy
  • Politics
  • Things material
  • Things spiritual
Control code
ocm42726192
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780674000919
Lccn
99054646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o42726192
  • (OCoLC)42726192

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