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- DescriptionTalks about what liberty meant to an important group of common men in American society, those who lived and worked on the waterfront and aboard ships. This book shows that the idealized vision of liberty associated with the Founding Fathers had a much more immediate and complex meaning than previously thought.
- Author BiographyPaul A. Gilje is Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. He is the author of Rioting in America and The Road to Mobocracy: Popular Disorder in New York City, 1763-1834.
- PrizesWinner of SHEAR Book Prize 2005 and John Lyman Book Award: US Maritime History 2004.
- Author(s)Paul A. Gilje
- PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Date of Publication30/03/2007
- GenreHistory: World & General
- Series TitleEarly American Studies
- Place of PublicationPennsylvania
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
- Content Note43 illus.
- Weight529 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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