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The Resource Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys : the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850, Robert E. Shalhope

Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys : the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850, Robert E. Shalhope

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Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys : the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850
Title
Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys
Title remainder
the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Shalhope
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Americans who lived between the Revolution and Civil War felt the brunt of resounding and sometimes frightening changes, which together influenced the politics of early America. In this lively study, Robert V. Shalhope examines one of the most controversial of these changes - the rise and triumph of liberal individualism in America - and explores its impact on political culture. Taking Bennington, Vermont, and its environs as a case study, Shalhope untangles the clash
  • Among three competing ideologies in the community: the egalitarian communalism of the Strict Congregationalists; the democratic individualism of the revolutionary Green Mountain Boys; and the hierarchical authority of the community's Federalist gentlemen of property and standing. None of these players anticipated (and indeed did not wish for) the result - the emergence of democratic liberalism. Shalhope writes of class tension, economic competition, and religious
  • Differences - and ultimately of cultural conflict and political partisanship - and yet throughout uses individual life experiences to give the narrative piquancy and to emphasize the significance of seemingly small, personal decisions. Shalhope thus demonstrates how the private lives of ordinary people played a role in the settlement of public issues
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
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Shalhope, Robert E.
Dewey number
974.3/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F59.B4
LC item number
S53 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Reconfiguring American political history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Bennington (Vt.)
  • Vermont
  • Vermont
Label
Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys : the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850, Robert E. Shalhope
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Independence
  • 6.
  • Divisions throughout the town
  • 7.
  • The next generation
  • 8.
  • Tensions persist
  • 9.
  • Paeans to the Green Mountain Boys
  • 1.
  • Epilogue : a monument to democracy
  • Separate paths to the Grants
  • 2.
  • The Grants in jeopardy
  • 3.
  • The emergence of the Green Mountain Boys
  • 4.
  • Newcomers to the Grants
Control code
34194136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780801853357
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96000791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Bennington and the Green Mountain Boys : the emergence of liberal democracy in Vermont, 1760-1850, Robert E. Shalhope
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Independence
  • 6.
  • Divisions throughout the town
  • 7.
  • The next generation
  • 8.
  • Tensions persist
  • 9.
  • Paeans to the Green Mountain Boys
  • 1.
  • Epilogue : a monument to democracy
  • Separate paths to the Grants
  • 2.
  • The Grants in jeopardy
  • 3.
  • The emergence of the Green Mountain Boys
  • 4.
  • Newcomers to the Grants
Control code
34194136
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 412 pages
Isbn
9780801853357
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96000791
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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