Scars of Independence

Scars of Independence

America's Violent Birth

Book - 2017
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"The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It's a stirring narrative, and one the founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock shows in this ... account of America's founding, the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil war--one that shaped the nation, and the British Empire, in ways we have only begun to understand"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York :, Crown Publishing,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780804137287
0804137285
Branch Call Number: 973.31 HO
Characteristics: xiv, 559 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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