The American Revolution: Writings from the War of Independence (The Library of America 123)

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3rd printing. Includes publisher's slipcase. Base of slipcase lightly rubbed. 2001 Hard Cover. xviii, 878 pp. 8vo. Drawn from letters, diaries, newspaper articles, public declarations, contemporary narratives, and private memoranda, The American Revolution brings together over 120 pieces by more than 70 participants to create a unique literary panorama of the War of Independence. From Paul Revere's own narrative of his ride in April 1775 to an account of George Washington's resignation from command of the Army in December 1783, the volume presents firsthand all the major events of the conflict-the early battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill; the failed American invasion of Canada; the battle of Saratoga; the fighting in the South and along the western frontier; and the decisive triumph at Yorktown. The American Revolution includes a chronology of events, biographical and explanatory notes, and an index.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY POLITICS POLITICAL SCIENCE UNITED STATES AMERICA DECLARATION INDEPENDENCE REVOLUTION REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Title: The American Revolution: Writings from the War of Independence (The Library of America 123)

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Categories: Political Science, American, History,

Edition: 3rd Printing

Publisher: The Library of America: 2001

ISBN Number: 1883011914

ISBN Number 13: 9781883011918

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2206845