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American revolutions : a continental history, 1750-1804

Author: Alan Taylor
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the ideal framework for a democratic, prosperous nation. Alan Taylor, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, gives us a different creation story in this magisterial history of the nation's founding. Rising out of the continental rivalries of European empires and their native allies, Taylor's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Taylor
ISBN: 9780393354768 0393354768
OCLC Number: 1006291070
Awards: Short-listed for George Washington Book Prize 2017
Description: xvii, 681 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Colonies --
Land --
Slaves --
Rebels --
Allies --
Loyalties --
Wests --
Oceans --
Shocks --
Republics --
Partisans --
Legacies.
Responsibility: Alan Taylor.

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From a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, a fresh, authoritative history that recasts thinking about America's founding period.  Read more...

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"Alan Taylor's remarkable and magnificent `continental history'... is indeed the history of the American Revolution for our times... In short, it is a towering achievement." -- Family and Community Read more...

 
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