9780807847237

The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787

Gordon S. Wood
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Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: OIEAHC
Cloth/Hardcover Publication Date: 04/1998
Pages: 680
Cloth ISBN: 9780807847237

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One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution.--New York Times Book Review

"During the nearly two decades since its publication, this book has set the pace, furnished benchmarks, and afforded targets for many subsequent studies. If ever a work of history merited the appellation 'modern classic,' this is surely one.--William and Mary Quarterly

"[A] brilliant and sweeping interpretation of political culture in the Revolutionary generation.--New England Quarterly

"This is an admirable, thoughtful, and penetrating study of one of the most important chapters in American history.--Wesley Frank Craven

About The Author

Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History at Brown University.

Reviews

One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution.--New York Times Book Review



During the nearly two decades since its publication, this book has set the pace, furnished benchmarks, and afforded targets for many subsequent studies. If ever a work of history merited the appellation 'modern classic,' this is surely one.--William and Mary Quarterly



[A] brilliant and sweeping interpretation of political culture in the Revolutionary generation.--New England Quarterly



This is an admirable, thoughtful, and penetrating study of one of the most important chapters in American history.--Wesley Frank Craven

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