Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776

Patrick Spero

Patrick Spero Patrick Spero
Discover the untold story of the "Black Boys," a rebellion on the American frontier in 1765. Drawing on largely forgotten manuscript sources from across North America, Spero reveals an often-overlooked truth: the West played a crucial role in igniting the flame of American independence.

Patrick Spero is a scholar of early American history, specializing in the era of the American Revolution. He is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. Dr. Spero holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Map Ross School of Business - Robertson Auditorium

June 2019

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