Prologue to Revolution

Sources and Documents on the Stamp Act Crisis, 1764-1766
Edmund S. Morgan
Paperback price: $50
Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1959
Reprint Date: 10/2004
Pages: 174
Paperback ISBN: 9780807856215
Paperback Publication Date: 10/2004
Ebook ISBN: 9780807838914


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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