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Prologue to Revolution

Sources and Documents on the Stamp Act Crisis, 1764–1766

Edmund S. Morgan


Paper: 978-0-8078-5621-5 ($35.00)

Copyright 1959
University of North Carolina Press

Description

This comprehensive documentary source book on the Stamp Act provides a case-study approach to American colonial history and serves as a problems source book on the key event in Anglo-American relations in the 1760s. Morgan has assembled sixty-five crucial documents on all phases of the crisis; on certain acute issues of the controversy nearly all of the relevant materials now extant are included.


About the Author

Edmund S. Morgan is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. His many books include Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America and The Stamp Act Crisis: Prologue to Revolution.


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