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Published: 12 September 2018

218 Pages


ISBN: 9780198827979

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Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Kenneth Owen

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Challenges current historiography on the American Revolution, emphasising the role of ordinary citizens in forcing political change
  • Examiness the nature of the American Revolution and how it laid way to the the origins of modern American political practice
  • Uses a wealth of archival material to shed new light on political activism in revolutionary Pennsylvania
  • Illustrates the importance of popular politics and democratic political practice in the establishment of the American federal system of government