The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young

The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution.  Beacon Press, 1999. In the last few years this book has become startlingly relevant, given the appropriation of the Tea Party by a vocal subset of right-wing activists.   Young locates the actual event in both its original historical context, and in its reappearance in … Continue reading The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young