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A History of the American Revolution (Da Capo Paperback)

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The history of the American rebellion against England, written by one of Americas preeminent eighteenth-century historians, differs from many views of the Revolution. It is not colored by excessive worship of the Founding Fathers but, instead, permeated by sympathy for all those involved in the conflict. Alden has taken advantage of recent scholarship that has altered opinions about George III and Lord North. But most of all this is a balanced history—political, military, social, constitutional—of the thirteen colonies from the French and Indian War in 1763 to Washingtons inauguration in 1789. Whether dealing with legendary figures like Adams and Jefferson or lesser-known aspects of a much picked-over subject, Alden writes with insights and broad eloquence.

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"The history of the American rebellion against England, written by one of Americas preeminent eighteenth-century historians, differs from many views of the Revolution. It is not colored by excessive w"

About the Author

John R. Alden was Professor of History at Duke University for many years. The author of several books, including the South in the Revolution and a biography of Washington, he lives in Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306803666
Author:
Alden, John
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Alden, John
Author:
Alden, John R.
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Revolution, 1775-1783
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783.
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 385
Publication Date:
19890831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 28.5 oz

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