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The Resource 1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips

1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips

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1775 : a good year for revolution
Title
1775
Title remainder
a good year for revolution
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Phillips
Title variation
  • Seventeen seventy-five
  • Good year for revolution
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Iconoclastic historian and bestselling author Kevin Phillips punctures the myth that 1776 was the watershed year of the American Revolution. He suggests that the great events and confrontations of 1775--Congress's belligerent economic ultimatums to Britain, New England's 'rage militaire,' the exodus of British troops and expulsion of royal governors up and down the seaboard, and the new provincial congresses and hundreds of local committees that quickly reconstituted local authority in Patriot hands--achieved a sweeping Patriot control of territory and local government that Britain was never able to overcome."--
Summary
An unconventional assessment of the American Revolution by the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Cousins' War assesses the events, politics, economic factors and military preparations of 1775 that he believes ignited the war and established patriot control over American governance and key territories
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Writing style
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10151306
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DLC
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1940-
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Phillips, Kevin
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E231
LC item number
.P55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Paine, Thomas
  • United States
  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
  • United States
  • United States
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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a good year for revolution
Label
1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-604) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The Revolution : provocations, motivations, and alignments -- 1775 : the battlegrounds -- Consequences and ramifications
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 628 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025121
Lccn
2012001786
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774173
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774173
  • 248015
Label
1775 : a good year for revolution, Kevin Phillips
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [551]-604) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The Revolution : provocations, motivations, and alignments -- 1775 : the battlegrounds -- Consequences and ramifications
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 628 p. [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670025121
Lccn
2012001786
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)772774173
  • (OCoLC)ocn772774173
  • 248015

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