The American Revolution : a history / Gordon S. Wood.

Title: 
The American Revolution : a history / Gordon S. Wood.

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Author/Artist: 
Wood, Gordon S.
Publisher: 
New York : Modern Library, 2002.
Description: 
xxv, 190 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Edition: 
Modern library ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141333
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
E208.W85 2002z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chronicles and examines the American Revolution, discussing its character and its consequences, covering such topics as republicanism, the Philadelphia Convention, and the debate between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists.
Contents: 
Chronology --
Origins. The growth and movement of population ; Economic expansion ; Reform of the British empire --
American resistance. British reaction ; Deepening of the crisis ; The imperial debate --
Revolution. The approach to independence ; The Declaration of Independence ; An asylum for liberty --
Constitution-making and war. The state constitutions ; The Articles of Confederation ; The war for independence --
Republicanism. The need for virtue ; The rising glory of America ; Equality ; A new world order --
Republican society. Effects of the war ; Effects of the Revolution ; Republican reforms ; Antislavery ; Republican religion --
The federal constitution. The critical period ; The Philadelphia Convention ; The Federalist-anti-Federalist debate.
ISBN: 
0679640576 (alk. paper)
9780679640578 (alk. paper)
0812970411 (pbk.)
9780812970418 (pbk.)
Series: 
Modern Library chronicles ; 9.
Modern Library chronicles ; 9