War, politics & revolution in provincial Massachusetts by William Pencak

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Published by Northeastern University Press, 1981. in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- To 1775.

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Includes index. Bibliography: p. 287-302.

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Statementby William Pencak.. --
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Paginationxvi, 314 p. ;
Number of Pages314
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Open LibraryOL20715891M

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