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Published: 01 November 2007

336 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719052422

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The debate on the American Revolution

Gwenda Morgan

Published by Manchester University Press

Issues in Historiography MUP

  • The first in-depth study of how historians have dealt with the American Revolution (including the US Constitution) from the first generation of writers who experienced it to those of the twenty-first century Explores how perspectives on the Revolution have changed dramatically over two hundred years Shows the American Revolution as a far more complex phenomenon than just the struggle for liberty by the insurgents, with different meanings for different peoples Shows how Native Americans, African Americans, women and others began to feature alongside patriot leaders and soldiers as perceptions of history as a discipline became broader and more inclusive