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The American Revolution : a concise history

Author: Robert J Allison
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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"Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States--the American Revolution. Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on the idea that people had the right to govern themselves. In this lively account, Robert Allison provides a cohesive synthesis of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Allison, Robert J.
American Revolution.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010026412
(OCoLC)609544042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Allison
ISBN: 9780199718467 0199718466
OCLC Number: 704276208
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 106 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The revolution's origin --
Rebellion in the colonies --
Independence --
War --
Was America different?
Responsibility: Robert J. Allison.
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