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American revolutions : a continental history, 1750-1804

Author: Alan Taylor
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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History
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Taylor, Alan, 1955-
American revolutions.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
(DLC) 2016011418
(OCoLC)937452505
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Taylor
ISBN: 9780393253870 0393253872
OCLC Number: 958065990
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 681 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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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