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Description - The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young

George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker who participated in such key events of the American Revolution as the Boston Massacre and the Tea Party, might have been lost to history if not for his longevity and the historical mood of the 1830's. When the Tea Party became a leading symbol of the Revolutionary ear fifty years after the actual event, this 'common man' in his nineties was 'discovered' and celebrated in Boston as a national hero. Young pieces together this extraordinary tale, adding new insights about the role that individual and collective memory play in shaping our understanding of history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807054055
ISBN-10: 0807054054
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 288
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alfred F. Young

Alfred F. Young is senior research fellow at the Newberry Library in Chicago and professor emeritus of history at Northern Illinois University. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois.

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