Revolutionary America, 1763-1815
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Revolutionary America, 1763-1815 : A Political History

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Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring Republic. Centering the narrative around the new Republic, "Revolutionary America" presents a clear history of the War of Independence and lays a distinctive foundation for students and scholars of the Early American Republic. Author Francis D. Cogliano pays particular attention to the experiences of those who were excluded from the immediate benefits and rights secured by the creation of the Republic, including women, Native Americans, and African Americans. This third edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate the insights of the latest scholarship throughout, including additional discussion of regional differences and the role of religion. Two new chapters cover the War of 1812, the Revolution as a social movement, and the experience of Loyalists, allowing students to grasp further dimensions of the conflict and the emergence of the United States.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 158.75 x 234.95 x 25.4mm | 480.81g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd edition.
  • 10 halftones and 5 line drawings
  • 113889205X
  • 9781138892057

Table of contents

Introduction to the Third EditionPart I: The Course of Events1 British North America in 17632 The Imperial Crisis 3 Revolution, 1775-1776 4 Winning Independence 5 The Confederation Era 6 Creating the Constitution7 The Federalist Era 8 An Empire of Liberty, 1801-1815Part II: We the People 9 Native Americans and the American Revolution 10 African Americans in the Age of Revolution 11 American Women in the Age of Revolution12 Who Should Rule at Home?Conclusion: We the People Notes Bibliographic Essayshow more

About Francis D Cogliano

Francis D. Cogliano is Professor of American History at the University of Edinburgh, where he specializes in the history of revolutionary and early national America. He is the author of Empire of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy (2014).show more

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