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Author Holton, Woody, author

Title Forced founders : Indians, debtors, slaves, and the making of the American Revolution in Virginia / Woody Holton
Published Chapel Hill, [North Carolina] ; London, [England] : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 231 pages) : illustrations, 1 map
Contents Grievances, 1763-1774. Land speculators versus Indians and the privy council ; Tobacco growers versus merchants and Parliament -- Boycotts, 1769-1774. Nonimportation ; Nonexportation -- Unintended consequences, 1775-1776. Free Virginians versus slaves and Governor Dunmore ; Gentlemen versus farmers -- Independence, 1776. Spirit of the people
Summary "In this provocative reinterpretation of one of the best-known events in American history, Woody Holton shows that when Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and other elite Virginians joined their peers from other colonies in declaring independence from Britain, they acted partly in response to grassroots rebellions against their own rule."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Gentry -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
Social classes -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects.
Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Virginia -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, issuing body
ISBN 0807899860 (electronic bk.)
1469603705 (electronic bk.)
9780807899861 (electronic bk.)
9781469603704 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles Indians, debtors, slaves, and the making of the American Revolution in Virginia