The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution

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This encyclopaedia addresses such questions as: why did the American Revolution happen and how did the ill-equipped forces of the colonists succeed in overcoming the might of the British Empire?; what were the ideas that inspired the revolutionaries - and those who opposed them?; how did 13 independently-minded colonies fuse together to form a single nation?; how did the world change as a result of the American experience? This volume describes the many different ideas and events that constitute the American Revolution. It ...

Blackwell Encyclopedia of the American Revolution 1992, Wiley-Blackwell, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781557862440