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Revolutionary founders

Alfred Fabian Young

Revolutionary founders

rebels, radicals, and reformers in the making of the nation

by Alfred Fabian Young

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Alfred F. Young, Gary B. Nash, and Ray Raphael
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE208 .R463 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479702M
ISBN 109780307271105
LC Control Number2010041102

About Revolutionary Characters. A New York Times bestseller! In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, What made these men great, and shows us, among many other things, just how much character did in fact matter. Revolution #62 in Books > History > Americas > United States > Revolution & Founding In Founding Brothers, Joseph Ellis offers an excellent portrayal of the primary players of post-revolutionary America. The book is extremely readable which makes it appealing to a wide.

David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize winning book, John Adams., focuses on the Founding Father, and his book, , details George Washington's military history in the American Revolution and other independence events carried out by America's founders.   Books are a great way to make history come alive for kids. There are so many stories behind the American Revolution, and there are lots of wonderful children’s books that explore the people and events that shaped a nation.

The French Revolution is one of the most important – perhaps still the historical event of all books have been written about it, but I loved your comment, in your presidential address to the American Historical Association that “every great interpreter of the French Revolution – and there have been many such – has found the event ultimately mystifying”. What Smith’s book might lack in colour and verve it makes up for in pithy brevity: at just under pages (with big font) Russia in Revolution is a refreshingly incisive history that gives the Author: Brad Davies.


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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Vintage; nd edition (Ap ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x 1 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Cited by: The first half of the book is a biographical sketch of George Robert Twelves Hewes, a shoemaker from Boston who just happened to participate in the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and other events in the Revolutionary War, and though never very successful or important, lived long enough to become "the last survivor" and get his "15 minutes" of fame/5.

The Founders' Revolution: The Forgotten History & Principles of the Declaration of Independence. Revolutionary Founders introduces into the pantheon of the American Revolution those rebels, radicals, and reformers who passionately committed themselves to act on the conviction that ‘all men are created equal.’” –Joyce Appleby, author of The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism.

Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation ed. by Alfred F. Young, Gary B. Nash, and Ray Raphael; Knopf The founding fathers weren’t the only visionaries dreaming of a new order for the New World.

Ray Raphael is the author of A People's History of the American Revolution, Founding Myths, and several other books on the nation's founding. He lives in northern California. He lives in 4/5(1). Three distinguished scholars commission 22 essays about historical characters for whom the American Revolution was insufficiently revolutionary.

The Revolution was dangerous, not simply because it pitted the colonies against the world’s foremost military power. Ray Raphael is the author of A People’s History of the American Revolution, Founding Myths, and several other books on the nation’s founding. He lives in 4/5(1).

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The Best American Revolution Books of All Time. by Editors. America (which is a condensed version of Crucible of War). I also want to mention the book that got me “hooked” on American Revolution history at age ten: The American Heritage Book of the Revolution by Bruce Lancaster (used hardcover copies sell for $ via amazon).

In short, Revolutionary Founders is one step, but only one, toward a comprehensive account of the nation's origins." --Mary Beth Norton, The New York Times Book Review "In these 22 provocative essays, leading historians highlight Revolutionary-era people and movements that textbooks and standard accounts skip/5().

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In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the. The books about revolutions that tell the stories of people who fight against oppression in many different forms.

Some of these stories are based on real rebellions in real places. Others take place in locations that we can only imagine under circumstances that seem simultaneously far Author: Cassandra Neace.

Revolutionary Characters was a fun, easy to read book, that brought to life the characters of the American Revolution. A common lament since the days of the founding fathers has been Where have such leaders gone. This book argues that these men were the product of a unique period of history, and a unique set of ambitions.4/5.

The American Revolution is one of the most thoroughly documented subjects in American history. Countless books have been published on the topic and there are new ones coming out every year.

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The French Revolution created turmoil across the whole of Europe, via a series of events which continue to captivate and inspire massive debate. As such, there is a vast range of literature on the topic, much of it involving specific methodologies and approaches. The following selection combines introductory and general histories with a few more specialized : Thoughtco Editors.

Founding Brothers is a wonderful book, one of the best on the Founders ever written Ellis has established himself as the Founders’ historian for our time.” —Gordon S. Wood, The New York Review of Books “Vivid and unforgettable [an] enduring achievement.” —The Boston Globe/5().

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Here is a fresh new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers whose revolutionary ideals outstripped those of the Founding Fathers.The impact of this revolution cannot be ignored.

Fortunately, many of the best United States historians have written extensively about this conflict. Bernard Bailyn's Ideological Origins of the American Revolution and Gordon Wood's The American Revolution are arguably two of the most important United States history books in general.

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