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A People's History of the American Revolution: How Common People Shaped the Fight for Independence (People's History of the American Revolution)

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Publisher Comments:

A sweeping narrative of the wartime experience, A People's History of the American Revolution is the first book to view the revolution through the eyes of common folk. Their stories have long been overlooked in the mythic telling of America's founding, but are crucial to a comprehensive understanding of the fight for independence. Now, the experiences of farmers, laborers, rank and file soldiers, women, Native Americans, and African Americans — found in diaries, letters, memoirs and other long-ignored primary sources — create a gritty account of rebellion, filled with ideals and outrage, loss, sacrifice, and sometimes scurrilous acts...but always ringing with truth.

Synopsis:

This first book in a new series weaves diaries, personal accounts, and memoirs to provide a remarkable first-person narrative of the events leading up to the American Revolution and the war itself.

Synopsis:

"Raphael rounds out his narrative with fresh voices and well-researched primary sources"

About the Author

Ray Raphael is the author of numerous books, including An Everyday History of Somewhere, The Men from the Boys: Rites of Passage in Male America, and Tree Talk: The People and Politics of Timber. He lives in northern California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060004408
Author:
Raphael, Ray
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Perennial ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
People's History of the American Revolution
Series Volume:
v. 5, no. 3
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
7.96x5.30x.89 in. .90 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » American Revolution
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"Synopsis" by , This first book in a new series weaves diaries, personal accounts, and memoirs to provide a remarkable first-person narrative of the events leading up to the American Revolution and the war itself.

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