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The American Revolution

The American Revolution
III: Wrintings from the War of Independence, 1775-1783

  • ISBN: 9781883011918
  • Editorial: Library of America
  • Lugar de la edición: New York. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
  • Encuadernación: Cartoné
  • Medidas: 22 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 874
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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This is the newest volume from the Library of America, which aims to make major classics of American literature available in reasonably priced, archival editions. Editor Rhodehamel, the Norris Foundation Curator of American History at the Huntington Library in San Marino, CA, has assembled a comprehensive collection of over 120 pieces by more than 70 Revolution-era writers from both sides of the War of Indepedence. The book begins with Paul Revere's personal account of his famous ride in April 1775 and ends with a description of George Washington's resignation from the command of the Continental Army in December 1783. Other selections include letters, speeches, and newspaper articles. The authors range from the famous (Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Paine) to more obscure American and British observers of signal events. The collection contains eyewitness accounts of just about every significant development during the Revolution. At the book's end one can find a long section that includes a chronology, biographical sketches of the authors, and other notes on the texts.


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