Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Historical Journal of Massachusetts is an academic journal focusing on Massachusetts

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, Winter

A People's Army: Massachusetts Soldiers and Society in the Seven-Years' War
A People's Army: Massachusetts Soldiers and Society in the Seven-- Years' War. By Fred Anderson. Chapel Hill, NC, 1996 (University of North Carolina Press, P. O. Box 2288, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-2288). $16.95. This volume is a paperback reissue of a book...
Bunker Hill Refought: Memory Wars and Partisan Conflicts, 1775-1825
The Battle of Bunker Hill, fought on June 17, 1775, resulted in a dearly-bought British victory. Led by General William Howe, British infantry assaulted the entrenched redoubt of the American forces on the Charlestown peninsula, twice repelled with heavy...
Conflict in the Church and the City: The Problem of Catholic Parish Government in Boston, 1790-1865
On February 20, 1842, Catholics living in Boston's North End gathered together in the afternoon for vespers at St. Mary's Church. In keeping with the custom of the time, the parishioners had heard Mass earlier that Sunday morning, and were attending...
John Laurens and the American Revolution
John Laurens and the American Revolution.. By Gregory D. Massey. Columbia, South Carolina, 2000 (University of South Carolina Press, 718 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29208). Cloth $34.95. Massey has written one of the finest biographies of a revolutionary...
Lords of Capital and Knights of Labor: Worcester's Labor Hisotry during the Gilded Age
Abbreviations Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS District Assembly DA Knights of Labor KOL Knights of St. Crispin KOSC Local Assembly LA Central Labor Union CLU Lasters' Protective Union LPU Massachusetts Federation of Labor MFL Labor News LN Worcester Daily...
Monster of Monsters and the Emergence of Political Satire in New England
In 1754, an anonymous political satire called Monster of Monsters appeared on bookstands in Massachusetts. The pamphlet was written in opposition to proposed legislation levying an excise on alcohol and requiring householders in the colony to report...
The Coming of Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1810-1860
The Coming of Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1810-1860. By Jonathan Prude. Amherst, Massachusetts, 1999 (University of Massachusetts Press, P.O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004). $18.95. In The Coming of Industrial Order,...
The Crisis of the Standing Order: Clerical Intellectuals and Cultural Authority in Massachusetts, 1780-1833
The Crisis of the Standing Order: Clerical intellectuals and Cultural Authority in Massachusetts, 1780-1833. By Peter S. Field. Amherst, Massachusetts, 1998 (University of Massachusetts Press, P. O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004). $34.95. Peter S. Field...
The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830
Book Reviews The Magic of the Many: Josiah Quincy and the Rise of Mass Politics in Boston, 1800-1830. By Matthew H. Crocker. Amherst, Mass., 1999 (University of Massachusetts Press, P. O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004.) $35.00. Matthew H. Crocker's The...
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