The Glorious Cause

The Glorious Cause

The American Revolution, 1763-1789

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Baker & Taylor
Recounts the events leading up to the Revolution and discusses the major leaders, campaigns, and battles of the war

Blackwell North Amer
The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume - a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize - offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic.
This new edition has been revised and expanded, with fresh coverage of topics such as mob reactions to British measures before the War, military medicine, women's role in the Revolution, American Indians, the different kinds of war fought by the Americans and the British, and the ratification of the Constitution. It includes a new epilogue and an updated bibliography.

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1982
ISBN: 9780195029215
0195029216
Characteristics: xvi, 696 p., [8] leaves of plates : ports. ; 25 cm

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robhoma Sep 10, 2016

This volume encapsulates the revolution that changed the English colonies in America to the United States of America. Middlekauff does a wonderful job of covering the three main eras that comprise the American Revolution: The Eve of the Revolution, The Revolutionary War, and the Constitution. Perhaps Middlekauff didn’t describe a social revolution in the radical terms that Wood did in his book, but he did cover those aspects of the Revolution too.

What this book does well is tie together the disparate range of topics covered in an in-depth study of the American Revolution.

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