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    DescriptionIn a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian depicts much more than a break with England. He gives readers a revolution that transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging realities sometimes baffled and disappointed its founding fathers.


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    Title
    Radicalism of the American Revolution
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gordon S. Wood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 457
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780679736882
    ISBN 10: 0679736883
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK, JPWQ, HBTV
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA, CHRN/18CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036030
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    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
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    DC22: 973.31
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    DC20: 973.3
    DC22: 973.3/1
    LC classification: E209.W65 1, E209 .W65 1993
    Thema V1.0: JPWQ, NHTV, NHK
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3MLQ-US-C
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House USA Inc
    Publication date
    02 March 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The most important study of the American Revolution to appear in over twenty years ... a landmark book." --"The New York Times Book Review" "A breathtaking social, political, and ideological analysis. This book will set the agenda for discussion for some time to come." --Richard L. Bushman
    Table of contents
    I. Monarchy 1. Hierarchy 2. Patricians and Plebeians 3. Patriarchal Dependence 4. Patronage 5. Political Authority II. Republicanism 6. The Republicanization of Monarchy 7. A Truncated Society 8. Loosening the Bands of Society 9. Enlightened Paternalism 10. Revolution 11. Enlightenment 12. Benevolence III. Democracy 13. Equality 14. Interests 15. The Assault on Aristocracy 16. Democratic Officeholding 17. A World Within Themselves 18. The Celebration of Commerce 19. Middle-Class Order