The American Revolution

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September 2005



In this successful text, Colin Bonwick traces the attainment of independence, focusing especially on the internal revolution that created republican governments, and considers the extent of social change. This second edition has been extensively revised and expanded in the light of recent research. It now includes illustrations and greater treatment of, in particular, African Americans, Native Americans, and women.


List of Illustrations
Land, Peoples and the Economy
Social, Political and Intellectual Patterns
The Coming of the Revolution
Achieving Independence
Framing New Governments
Politics in the States
Problems of Independence
The Philadelphia Convention
The Revolution Completed
Further Reading


'Colin Bonwick has managed to improve an already fine book, and I can
recommend the volume without hesitation for undergraduates studying this period.' - Tom Bartlett, University College Dublin
'An excellent survey of the American Revolution, striking a good balance between social, economic, and political analysis.' - Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire
Praise for the first edition:
It may be the best - certainly it is one of the best - single-volume accounts ever produced about the Revolution....anyone looking for a single volume on the American Revolution to recommend to a class or friend would be well advised to consider this learned synthesis.' - Bruce C. Daniels, Journal of American History
EAN: 9780333999264
ISBN: 0333999266
Untertitel: 'American History in Depth'. 2 Rev ed. 6 illustrations, 4 maps. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2005
Seitenanzahl: 400 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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