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The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

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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 h ...more
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Published January 17th 2001 by Beacon Press
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John
Great, quick little read for anyone interested in the Revolution, the Early Republic, and memory. Young starts with what we know about this ordinary man who was involved in pretty much all the major events leading up to the Revolution in Boston- the Boston Massacre, the Tea Party, Tar and Featherings, etc... he fought in the war as well. He was a poor shoemaker, and Young wants to look at the events from his point of view. Really, though, as the book continues it ends up more about memory and ho ...more
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Loved it. Great read about the history of Revolutionary Boston and the experiences of a man who actually attended the Boston Tea Party.
Danny Raz
There was a shoemaker. There was a tea party.
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