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Title:
Understanding the American Revolution : issues and actors
Author:
Greene, Jack P.
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Publication Information:
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Physical Description:
xii, 401 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
[ch.] 1. Explaining the American Revolution : questions resolved and unresolved -- [ch.] 2. The deeper roots of colonial discontent : William Knox's structural explanation for the American Revolution -- [ch.] 3. Pride, prejudice, and jealousy : Benjamin Franklin's explanation for the American Revolution -- [ch.] 4. The American Revolution : an explanation -- [ch.] 5. Origins of the American Revolution : a constitutional interpretation -- [ch.] 6. The social origins of the American Revolution : an evaluation and an interpretation --[ch.] 7. Social structure and political behavior in revolutionary America : an analysis of John Day's remarks on American affairs --[ch.] 8. The problematic character of the American union : the background of the Articles of Confederation -- [ch.] 9. "Virtus et libertas" : political culture, social change, and the origins of the American Revolution in Virginia, 1763-76 -- [ch.] 10. Character, persona, and authority : a study in alternative styles of political leadership in revolutionary Virginia --[ch.] 11. The alienation of Benjamin Franklin, British American --[ch.] 12. Paine, America, and the "modernization" of political consciousness -- [ch.] 13. Phillip Mazzei : cultural broker in America and Europe in the Age of Enlightenment and revolution -- [ch.] 14. The intellectual reconstruction of Virginia in the age of Jefferson -- [ch.] 15. The limits of the American Revolution -- [ch.] 16. The American Revolution and modern revolutions.
ISBN:
9780813916088

9780813916095
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