First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"...a very well-crafted price of work that reminds historians that it is possible to be sympathetic to those in subordinate positions in society without idealizing them." -- Labor History
"..refreshing both for its meticulous research and the contribution it makes to our understanding of the complex relationship between class conflicts within the British colonies and the colonial struggle for independence from Great Britain." -- Against the Current
"...grounded in a remarkably exhaustive and creative use of primary and secondary resources." -- New Politics