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The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1773-1776 is the second volume in a two-volume series that together covers 1764-1776; the other book is sold-separately.
This book features primary documents written by both Americans and British people for and against the new republic in the run-up to the American Revolution. Writings from Silas Downer, William Hicks, William Knox, and others are included.
Part of the Library of America series, this book is designed to last for generations. It features acid-free paper and is bound with the grain of the paper to ensure it opens easily and lies flat without crinkling or buckling. The page layout features the easy-to-read Galliard typeface. Pages are smyth-sewn and a ribbon marker is included. 954 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Number of Pages: 955
Vendor: Library of America
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 7.88 X 4.88 (inches)|
LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nations literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, Americas best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.
“Gordon S. Wood’s grasp of the dynamics of the Imperial debate that culminated in American independence is unsurpassed. By including all sides of the controversy Wood has created the most discriminating and revealing collection of sources we have on the emerging ideology of the Revolution.” Richard D. Brown, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of Connecticut
“These volumes make a valuable contribution to the learning and teaching of American history. The men who wrote the script for national independence were strong, daring thinkers and skilled writers, with their lives at stake and their conscience in their pens. Their great gift to us lives on in this splendid collection.” Michael McGiffert, Editor Emeritus, The William and Mary Quarterly