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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shays" Rebellion, 1786-1787 -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert A. Gross.
SeriesPublications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts ;, v. 65
ContributionsGross, Robert A., 1945-, Colonial Society of Massachusetts., Historic Deerfield, inc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF61 .C71 vol. 65, F69 .C71 vol. 65
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 418 p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708733M
ISBN 100813913535, 0813913543
LC Control Number92010332

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In Debt to Shays takes a fresh perspective on the rebellion by challenging existing understandings of late eighteenth-century America and restoring the rebellion to its historical contextBrand: Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Jan 01,  · In Debt to Shay's takes a fresh perspective on the rebellion by challenging existing understandings of late eighteenth-century America and restoring the rebellion to its historical context show more Rating details/5(6). In Debt to Shays: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion [Robert A. Gross, Colonial Society of Massachusetts. and Historic Deerfield, inc.]. In Debt to Shays: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion (): Robert A. Gross, Colonial Society of Author: Historic Deerfield, Inc. Mar 01,  · 1. Two important book-length works that approach the revolt in different ways are Robert J. Taylor, Western Massachusetts in the Revolution (); and David P. Szatmary, Shays' Rebellion: The Making of an Agrarian Insurrection (). 2.

In Debt To Shay's: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion (Publciations of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Vol 65) Gross, Robert A. Published by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (). In Debt to shays: The Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion by Gross, Robert A. (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at happylifekennel.com - In Debt to Shay's: the Bicentennial of an Agrarian Rebellion Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Vol 65 by Gross, Robert a - AbeBooks. Richards does a great job in showing how the traditional narrative of Shays's rebellion doesn't really work. In school we're told that this was a half-assed rebellion of bankrupt farmers trying to avoid debt; what Richards is showing here is that many of the most well-off /5. Shays’s Rebellion that differs from most, if not all, previous accounts of the. insurgents. The book involved much painstaking primary research. It is well. written and easy to read. The author has much of which to be proud. Shays’ Rebellion should be read by anyone interested in the Confederation period. and events leading up to the Constitution.

Epilogue: Our Debt to Shays Less than a year after the bloody encounter at the Springfield Arsenal, Captain Agrippa Wells faced a new adversary. This time, it was not artillery fire but the proposed federal Constitution created at Philadelphia the previous summer. Mar 17,  · The rebels met as a convention to draw up a list of 21 grievances. This was not a mob. Daniel Shays became the head of this revolt after it had begun. Until Richards’ book appeared, the standard account of Shays’ rebellion emphasized the theme of farmers in the state’s western counties as being heavily in debt to merchants in Boston. In Debt to Shay's takes a fresh perspective on the rebellion by challenging existing understandings of late eighteenth-century America and restoring the rebellion to its historical context. [Book description not available] In Debt to Shay's takes a fresh perspective on the rebellion by challenging existing understandings of late eighteenth-century .