Daily Life during the American Revolution

By Dorothy Denneen Volo; James M. Volo | Go to book overview

DAILY LIFE DURING

The American Revolution

DOROTHY DENNEEN VOLOANDJAMES M.VOLO

The Greewood Press “Daily Life Through History” Series

GREENWOOD PRESS
Westport, ConnecticutLondon

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vi
  • Chronology vii
  • Introduction xiii
  • 1 - Anglo-America in the Eighteenth Century 1
  • 2 - The Anglo-American Economy and Trade 15
  • 3 - Taxation Without Representation 37
  • 4 - Agitators and Radicals 53
  • 5 - A Whole Country in Arms 69
  • 6 - Redcoats 91
  • 7 - Of Patriots and Rebels 99
  • 8 - The Generals of the Armies 121
  • 9 - Sinews of Wars 149
  • 10 - Food and Forage 169
  • 11 - Clothing and Shelter 187
  • 12 - Tory, Refugee, Traitor, Spy 207
  • Notes 226
  • 13 - Women at War 229
  • 14 - Sacrifice, Shortage, and Substitution 255
  • 15 - Diversions 269
  • 16 - Fashion 287
  • 17 - Burning Frontiers 295
  • 18 - The Militia of the Seas 309
  • 19 - Prisoners of War 325
  • 20 - The French Allies 331
  • Notes 337
  • Selected Bibliography 343
  • Index 347
  • About the Authors 360
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