Riot and revelry in early America / edited by William Pencak, Matthew Dennis, Simon P. Newman

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Subjects: Festivals--United States--History--18th century
Parades--United States--History--18th century
Riots--United States--History--18th century
Popular music--United States--18th century--History and critcism
United States--Social life and customs--To 1775
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2002
LC Classification: G, GT
Physical Description: viii, 316 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Dennis, Matthew, 1955-
Newman, Simon P., 1960-
Pencak, William, 1951-
Notes: LCCN: 2001036462
ISBN: 0271021411 (acid-free)
ISBN: 027102142X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents: Skimmington in the middle and New England colonies / Steven J. Stewart -- The rise of rough music: reflections on an ancient new custom in eighteenth-century New Jersey / Brendan McConville -- Crowd and court: rough music and popular justice in colonial New York / Thomas J. Humphrey -- Play as prelude to revolution: Boston, 1765-1776 / William Pencak -- Rough music on Independence Day, Philadelphia, 1778 / Susan E. Klepp -- White Indians in Penn's city: the loyal sons of St. Tammany / Roger D. Abrahams -- The eighteenth-century discovery of Columbus: the Columbian tercentenary (1792) and the creation of American national identity / Matthew Dennis -- American women and the French revolution: gender and partisan festive culture in the early Republic / Susan Branson and Simon P. Newman -- African American festive style and the creation of American culture / William D. Piersen -- The paradox of "nationalist" festivals: the case of Palmetto Day in antebellum Charleston / Len Travers
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 47651198
ISBN/ISSN: 0271021411