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September 1968
336 pages  

5 1/2 x 8 1/4
9780822951513
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Whiskey Rebels
The Story of a Frontier Uprising
Baldwin, Leland
A succinct account of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 in Western Pennsylvania, recalling the economic and sociological factors that led to this historic uprising.

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Leland D. Baldwin was assistant director of the Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey and professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh.
“Mr. Baldwin has recounted the incidents of th [whiskey] rebellion with spirit and color and has painted an especially good portrait of that extrordinary figure Hugh Henry Brackenridge.”—Saturday Review

“Here is an investigation of one of the more obscure chapters of our history which not only dissipates all obscurity but at the same time tells a lively story … comprehensive, scholarly and spirited. It is informed with an understanding of the social psychology of the people and the region described, illuminated by a broad presentation of the whole historical background and presented with vigor and not without humor.”—New York Herald Tribune

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