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Faces of revolution : personalities and themes in the struggle for American independence / Bernard Bailyn.

Author/Creator:
Bailyn, Bernard.
Edition:
1st Vintage Books ed.
Publication:
New York : Vintage Books, 1992.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
United States -- Biography.
American Revolution (1775-1783).
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Biographie.
Summary:
A portrait of the background, origins, character, and legacy of the American Revolution.
Contents:
I: PERSONALITIES:
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Hutchinson
Thomas Paine
The Index and commentaries of Harbottle Dorr
RELIGION AND REVOLUTION:
THREE BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES: Andrew Eliot
Jonathan Mayhew
Stephen Johnson
II: THEMES:
1776 in Britain and America: a year of challenge, a world transformed
Political experience and radical ideas in Eighteenth-Century America
The central themes of the American Revolution
The ideological fulfillment of the American Revolution.
Notes:
Originally published: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1990.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1992
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0679736239 (pbk.)
9780679736233 (pbk.)
OCLC:
25747591
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