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The glorious cause : the American Revolution : 1763-1789

Author: Robert Middlekauff
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2005.
Series: Oxford history of the United States.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, this updated version offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and captures the profound and passionate struggle to found a free nation. Middlekauff  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Middlekauff
ISBN: 0195162471 9780195162479 9780195315882 019531588X
OCLC Number: 496757346
Description: 1 v. (XIV-736 p.-[8] p. de pl.) : ill. en noir, ports., cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 21 cm.
Contents: MapsEditor's IntroductionPorlogue: The Sustaining Truths1. The Obstructed Giant2. The Children of the Twice-Born3. Beginnings: From the Top Down4. The Stamp Act Crisis5. Response6. Selden's Penny7. Chance and Charles Townshend8. Boston Takes the Lead9. The "Bastards of England"10. Drift11. Resolution12. War13. "Half a War"14. Independence15. The War of Posts16. The War of Maneuver17. The Revolution Becomes a European War18. The War in the South19. The "Fugitive War"20. Inside the Campaigns21. Outside the Campaigns22. Yorktown and Paris23. The Constitutional Movement24. The Children of the Twice-Born in the 1780s25. The Constitutional Convention26. Ratification: An End and a BeginningEpilogue
Series Title: Oxford history of the United States.
Responsibility: Robert Middlekauff.

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"The reader in search of a wide-ranging overview of the Revolution would be better off turning to any number of earlier books (from Trevelyan's classic 'American Revolution' to more recent works like Read more...

 
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