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The Minutemen and Their World (American Century Series)

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Winner of the Bancroft Prize

The Minutemen and Their World, first published in 1976, is reissued now in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a new Foreword by Alan Taylor and a new Afterword by the author.

On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution began at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The "shot heard round the world" catapulted this sleepy New England town into the midst of revolutionary fervor, and Concord went on to become the intellectual capital of the new republic. The town--future home to Emerson, Thoreau, and Hawthorne--soon came to symbolize devotion to liberty, intellectual freedom, and the stubborn integrity of rural life. In The Minutemen and Their World, Robert Gross has written a remarkably subtle and detailed reconstruction of the lives and community of this special place, and a compelling interpretation of the American Revolution as a social movement.

About the Author

Robert A. Gross is Forrest Murden, Jr. Professor of History and American Studies at the College of William and Mary. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809001200
Foreword:
Taylor, Alan
Epilogue:
Gross, Robert A.
Foreword by:
Taylor, Alan
Foreword:
Taylor, Alan
Epilogue by:
Gross, Robert A.
Epilogue:
Gross, Robert A.
Author:
Gross, Robert A.
Author:
Taylor, Alan M.
Author:
Gross, Robert A.
Publisher:
Hill & Wang
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Revolution, 1775-1783
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Adult
Subject:
Concord, Battle of, 1775
Subject:
Concord
Subject:
Minutemen (Militia)
Subject:
Minutemen
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
Subject:
Concord (Mass.) Social conditions.
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
Twenty-Fifth An
Series:
American Century Series
Series Volume:
158
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.28 x 5.5 x 0.745 in

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