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Walmsley, Andrew S.

Overview
Works: 7 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 1,308 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Academic theses  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F67.H982, 973.314092
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Most widely held works by Andrew S Walmsley
Thomas Hutchinson and the origins of the American Revolution by Andrew S Walmsley( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His consequent vilification became a vehicle through which the growing patriot movement sought to achieve legitimacy
Thomas hutchinson and the origins of the american revolution by Andrew S Walmsley( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rarely in American history has a political figure been so pilloried and despised as Thomas Hutchinson, Governor of Massachusetts and an ardent loyalist of the Crown in the days leading up to the American revolution. In this narrative and analytic life of Hutchinson, the first since Bernard Bailyn's Pulitzer-Prize-winning biography a quarter century ago, Andrew Stephen Walmsley traces Hutchinson's decline from well- respected member of Boston's governing class to America's leading object of revolutionary animus. Walmsley argues that Hutchinson, rather than simply a victim of his inability to un
An American history reader( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The federal response to the problem of crime in America: 1968 to 1972 by Andrew S Walmsley( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-196s, a crime wave of epic proportions was perceived to be sweeping across the United States. The increase in crime, if such an increase took place, was probably due to the greater proportion of young (18 to 24 year olds) people in American society. The statistical evidence, upon which the perception of rising crime rested however, was extremely unreliable. Despite calling the problem primarily a local concern, the federal government undertook to address directly the issue of rising crime. Advised by liberal, sociologically oriented criminologists, the Johnson administration began a program of federal spending aimed at creating more legitimate opportunities through which would-be delinquents could express themselves in a less anti-social manner. During the passage of the legislation, conservative Congressmen, influenced by the public violence and hysteria of 1967 and 1968, attached non-liberal, more overtly punitive, provisions to the measure. In operation, the act proved to be an expensive and wasteful failure. Crime increased steadily from 1968 to 1972 despite the program. Money was either hoarded by local bodies, or spent hastily on projects the efficacy-of which as far as reducing the incidence of crime was concerned was never proven
Thomas Hutchinson and the origins of the American Revolution by Andrew S Walmsley( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Forest walks : a seasonal wildlife guide by Andrew S Walmsley( Book )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hutchinson and the decline of royal government in Massachusetts by Andrew S Walmsley( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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English (12)