Revolutionary summer : the birth of American independence
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013].
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780307701220 (hardcover), 0307701220 (hardcover)
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xiii, 219 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013].
Edition
First Edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780307701220 (hardcover), 0307701220 (hardcover)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-208) and index.
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Pulitzer-winning American historian Joseph Ellis tells an old story in a new way, with a freshness at once colorful and compelling. The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country's founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic to crush the rebellion in the cradle. The Continental Congress and the Continental Army were forced to make decisions on the run, improvising as history congealed around them. In a brilliant and seamless narrative, Ellis meticulously examines the most influential figures in this propitious moment, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Britain's Admiral Lord Richard and General William Howe. He weaves together the political and military experiences as two sides of a single story, and shows how events on one front influenced outcomes on the other.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ellis, J. J. (2013). Revolutionary summer: the birth of American independence (First Edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

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Ellis, Joseph J.. 2013. Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence. Alfred A. Knopf.

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Ellis, Joseph J.. Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

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Ellis, Joseph J.. Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence First Edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

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