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Quarters BOOKS Quarters Author John Gilbert Mccurdy Terrapin Info.co.uk When Americans Declared Independence In 1776, They Cited King George III For Quartering Large Bodies Of Armed Troops Among Us In Quarters, John Gilbert McCurdy Explores The Social And Political History Behind Charge, Offering An Authoritative Account Of The Housing Of British Soldiers In America Providing New Interpretations And Analysis Of The Quartering Act Of 1765, McCurdy Sheds Light On A Misunderstood Aspect Of The American Revolution Quarters Unearths The Vivid Debate In Eighteenth Century America Over The Meaning Of Place It Asks Why The Previously Uncontroversial Act Of Accommodating Soldiers In One S House Became An Unconstitutional Act In So Doing, Quarters Reveals New Dimensions Of The Origins Of Americans Right To Privacy It Also Traces The Transformation Of Military Geography In The Lead Up To Independence, Asking How Barracks Changed Cities And How Attempts To Reorder The Empire And The Borderland Led The Colonists To Imagine A New Nation Quarters Emphatically Refutes The Idea That The Quartering Act Forced British Soldiers In Colonial Houses, Demonstrates The Effectiveness Of The Quartering Act At Generating Revenue, And Examines Aspects Of The Law Long Ignored, Such As Its Application In The Backcountry And Its Role In Shaping Canadian Provinces.Above All, Quarters Argues That The Lessons Of Accommodating British Troops Outlasted The Revolutionary War, Profoundly Affecting American Notions Of Place McCurdy Shows That The Quartering Act Had Significant Ramifications, Codified In The Third Amendment, For Contemporary Ideas Of The Home As A Place Of Domestic Privacy, The City As A Place Without Troops, And A Nation With A Civilian Led Military.

  • Hardcover
  • 312 pages
  • Quarters
  • John Gilbert Mccurdy
  • 14 November 2019
  • 1501736604

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