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A Companion to the American Revolution

Wiley, J,
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A Companion to the American Revolution is a single guideto the themes, events, and concepts of this major turning point inearly American history. Containing coverage before, during, andafter the war, as well as the effect of the revolution on a globalscale, this major reference to the period is ideal for any student,scholar, or general reader seeking a complete reference to thefield.
* * Contains 90 articles in all, including guides to furtherreading and a detailed chronological table.
* Explains all aspects of the revolution before, during, andafter the war.
* Discusses the status and experiences of women, NativeAmericans, and African Americans, and aspects of social and dailylife during this period.
* Describes the effects of the revolution abroad.
* Provides complete coverage of military history, including thehome front.
* Concludes with a section on concepts to put the morality ofearly America in today's context.

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Titel: A Companion to the American Revolution
Autoren/Herausgeber: Jack P. Greene, J. R. Pole (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Companions to American History
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470756447

Seitenzahl: 796
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Jack P. Greene is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in theHumanities at Johns Hopkins University and the author and editor ofmany books and articles on early modern colonial British Americaand the American Revolution. Among his recent books areImperatives, Behaviors, and Identities: Essays in Early AmericanCultural History (1992), Negotiated Authorities: Essays inColonial Political and Constitutional History (1994),Understanding the American Revolution: Issues and Actors(1995), and Interpreting Early America: HistoriographicalEssays (1996).
J. R. Pole is Rhodes Professor Emeritus of AmericanHistory and Institutions, St. Catherine's College, Oxford,and a Fellow of the British Academy. His books include PoliticalRepresentation in England and the Origins of the AmericanRepublic (1966), The Pursuit of Equality in AmericanHistory (1978, second edition 1993), Paths to the AmericanPast (1979), The Gift of Government: PoliticalResponsibility from the English Restoration to AmericanIndependence (1983), and The American Constitution: For andAgainst (ed., 1987).

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