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Author McCurdy, John Gilbert, 1972-
Title Quarters : the accommodation of the British Army and the coming of the American Revolution / John Gilbert McCurdy
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019
©2019

Author McCurdy, John Gilbert, 1972-
Subject Great Britain. Army -- Barracks and quarters -- History -- 18th century.
United States. Constitution. 3rd Amendment -- History.
Soldiers -- Billeting -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Soldiers -- Billeting -- North America -- History -- 18th century.
Requisitions, Military -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Requisitions, Military -- North America -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 313 pages)
Note Print version record
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : the importance of place in the age of Atlantic revolutions -- Houses : the rise of domestic privacy -- Barracks : constructing a colonial military infrastructure -- Empire : drafting and implementing the Quartering Act -- Borderland : Native Americans, soldiers, and colonists in the backcountry -- Cities and towns : accommodation and eviction of the British Army -- Nation : American armies and the march toward independence -- Epilogue : the Third Amendment and the shadow of quartering
Summary "Examines both quartering British soldiers in America and how this led to the American Revolution and how debates that ensued shaped Americans' notions of military power and place. A transnational history that includes Canada and the Caribbean"-- Provided by publisher
ISBN 9781501736612 (electronic book)
1501736612 (electronic book)
9781501736629 (electronic book)
1501736620 (electronic book)
9781501736605
1501736604
OCLC # 1084632005
Additional Format Print version: McCurdy, John Gilbert, 1972- Quarters. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501736605 (DLC) 2019002331 (OCoLC)1055264666



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