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Community without Consent
New Perspectives on the Stamp Act
Zachary McLeod Hutchins, ed.

Dartmouth College Press



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction: The Stamp Act, from Beginning to End,
Zachary McLeod Hutchins
• PART I RITUAL RESPONSES TO THE STAMP ACT
• The Sermon That Didn’t Start the Revolution: Jonathan Mayhew’s Role in the Boston Stamp Act Riots,
J. Patrick Mullins
• Buried Liberties and Hanging Effigies: Imperial Persuasion, Intimidation, and Performance during the Stamp Act Crisis,
Molly Perry
• PART II THE POETICS OF TAXATION
• “Daring to Try the King’s Patience?”: (Futile?) Resistance versus Insatiability in
Fabula Neoterica, Gilbert L. Gigliotti
Letters from a Woman in Pennsylvania, or Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson Dreams of John Dickinson, Caroline Wigginton
• PART III THE LEVY AND THE SLAVE
• The Slave Narrative and the Stamp Act, or Letters from Two American Farmers in Pennsylvania,
Zachary McLeod Hutchins
• “Providence never designed us for Negroes”: Slavery and British Subjecthood in the Stamp Act Crisis, 1764-1766,
Alexander R. Jablonski
• PART IV INDIANS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
• “ Homespun,” “Indian Corn,” and the “
indigestible . . . Stamp Act”: An Empire of Stereotype in Franklin’s Letters to the London Press, Todd Nathan Thompson
• Redness and the Contest of Anglo-American Empires,
Clay Zuba
• Afterword: Corporatism and the Stamp Act Crisis,
Zachary McLeod Hutchins
• About the Contributors
• Index

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