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    The city-state of Boston : the rise and fall of an atlantic power, 1630-1865
    Peterson, Mark A., 1960- author.

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    Peterson, Mark A., 1960- author.
    The city-state of Boston : the rise and fall of an atlantic power, 1630-1865 / Mark Peterson.
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    Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
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    1 online resource.
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    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Book I. Render unto Caesar; Chapter 1. Boston Emerges: From Hiding Place to Hub of the Puritan Atlantic; The Disappointments of Silver and Gold; The Insufficiency of Fish and Furs; Wampum Troubles; The West Indian Solution: Triangle Trade for a Settler Society; Trouble with Trade: Atlantic Commerce and Commonwealth Values; Atlantic Competition and the Challenge of Diplomacy; The Birth of the Commonwealth, 1643; Chapter 2. The World in a Shilling: Building the City-State's Political Economy; Two Dowries: Boston and Potosí
    The Big Problem of Small ChangeThe Trouble with Pieces of Eight; From Spanish Silver to Boston Shillings; The Virtues of Boston's Shillings; Captain Hull, "Entreprenour; Financing King Philip's War; Dealing in the Spoils of War; Independence and Allegiance in the Land of the Shilling; Chapter 3. Boston Pays Tribute: The Political Trials of an Expanding City-State; Absorbing the Eastern Frontier; Restoration, Rendition, and Tribute; Fending Off the Crown's Agents; Financing the Colony's Agents; The Lure of the "Wracks; Fighting the Dominion's Kleptocracy
    The Apotheosis of William Phips: Silver Makes a BostonianFrom Silver to Paper: Moving the "Mountains of Peru; Book II. The Selling of Joseph; Chapter 4. Theopolis Americana: Boston and the Protestant International; Samuel Sewall and The Selling of Joseph; Jonathan Belcher's Wanderjahr; The Local Politics of Universal Truth; Cotton Mather's Journey to Pietism; Theopolis Americana; Chapter 5. "God Deliver Me and Mine from the Government of Soldiers; Boston and Acadia: Nos Amis, les Ennemis; An Accidental Bostonian: Paul Mascarene; A Soldier by Convenience: William Shirley
    Something Shocking: The Ordeal of Abijah WillardThe Government of Soldiers and The Selling of Joseph; Chapter 6. Cutting Off the Circulation: Phillis Wheatley and Boston's Revolutionary Crisis; Locating Phillis Wheatley in Theopolis Americana; Phillis Wheatley's Connections: The Making of an Eighteenth-Century Celebrity; Circulation and Salvation in Wheatley's British Empire; Circulation Interrupted: The Destruction of Phillis Wheatley's World; Chapter 7. John Adams, Boston's Diplomat: Apostle of Balance in a World Turned Upside Down; The Limited Reach of John Adams's Connections
    John Adams Reads HistoryThe Search for Stability within Crisis; The Massachusetts Constitution: Restoring Balance to the Kingless Commonwealth; Shays's Rebellion: The Massachusetts Regulation of 1786-87; Diplomat to the American Republics: Fear of the "Eternal Yoke; International Disappointments: Constitutions in Need of Defense; Book III. A New King over Egypt; Chapter 8. The Failure of Federalism: Boston's French Years; Federalism and federalism; Fisher Ames and the Frenchified Politics of the American Confederation; The French Revolution and Greater Virginia
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    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
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    Boston (Mass.)--History.
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    Electronic books.
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    ProQuest (Firm)
    Print version: PETERSON, MARK. CITY-STATE OF BOSTON. [Place of publication not identified], PRINCETON UNIV Press, 2019 ISBN: 0691179999
    9780691185484 (electronic bk.)
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