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Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820 (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture)

ISBN13: 9780807842829
ISBN: 0807842826
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $31.95
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Published Date:
Edition 1St Edition
Pages: 408
Average Goodreads rating: 3.77/5 (48 ratings)

This detailed exploration of the settlement of Maine beginning in the late eighteenth century illuminates the violent, widespread contests along the American frontier that served to define and complete the American Revolution. Taylor shows how Maine's militant settlers organized secret companies to defend their populist understanding of the Revolution.