New PDF release: A People's History of the American Revolution : How Common

By Ray Raphael

ISBN-10: 1595588515

ISBN-13: 9781595588517

The easiest single-volume historical past of the Revolution i've got read.-Howard Zinn. the 1st significant attempt to inform the heritage of the yankee Revolution from the customarily missed standpoints of its daily contributors, A People's background of the yank Revolution is a hugely obtainable narrative of the wartime event that brings within the tales of formerly marginalized voices: the typical humans, slave and loose, who Read more...

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They were lawyers and merchants, local elites who tried to call the shots—some serving as political representatives or military officers, some-profiteering from wartime shortages and inflation. •They were slaveholding planters who held their world together with violence disguised as gentility, and who struggled—some consciously, others not—with the basic contradiction of waging a war in the name of freedom while denying freedom to others. •They were victimizers and victims—men who started the war, other men who fought the war, men and women alike who died or suffered.

They were slaveholding planters who held their world together with violence disguised as gentility, and who struggled—some consciously, others not—with the basic contradiction of waging a war in the name of freedom while denying freedom to others. •They were victimizers and victims—men who started the war, other men who fought the war, men and women alike who died or suffered. •They were true believers and nonbelievers—and many who had to compromise their patriotic ideals in the struggle for material survival as the war wreaked havoc on the domestic economy.

The Body of the People People’s History and the American Revolution . . Who’s In and Who’s Out . . The Human Face of Freedom Notes Index The research for A People’s History of the American Revolution was made possible in part by a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. SERIES PREFACE Turning history on its head opens up whole new worlds of possibility. Once, historians looked only at society’s upper crust: the leaders and others who made the headlines and whose words and deeds survived as historical truth.

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