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The American Revolution

Author: Charlene MiresPauline MaierDon HigginbothamGary B NashGordon S WoodAll authors
Publisher: Fort Washington, PA : Eastern National, National Park Service, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At over two-dozen national parks, the American Revolution awaits rediscovery. Every day, visitors to revolution-related sites reconnect past with present via countless stories of people, places, and preserved objects. The essays in this handbook are but another tool in that rediscovery process. Written by eminent historians, they dissect the American Revolution from a variety of scholarly points of view.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlene Mires; Pauline Maier; Don Higginbotham; Gary B Nash; Gordon S Wood; Jimmy Carter
ISBN: 9781590910009 1590910001
OCLC Number: 234260128
Notes: Official National Park Service handbook -- Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Setting the stage / by Jimmy Carter --
Revolutionary War timeline --
In search of the American Revolution / by Charlene Mires --
The path toward independence / by Pauline Maier --
The War for Independence / by Don Higginbotham --
Forgotten Americans / by Gary B. Nash --
The Revolution's legacy / by Gordon S. Wood.
Responsibility: text by Charlene Mires [and others] ; introduction by Jimmy Carter.
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At over two-dozen national parks, the American Revolution awaits rediscovery. Every day, visitors to revolution-related sites reconnect past with present via countless stories of people, places, and preserved objects. The essays in this handbook are but another tool in that rediscovery process. Written by eminent historians, they dissect the American Revolution from a variety of scholarly points of view.

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