The American Revolution
The American Revolution is a comprehensive overview of the entire Revolutionary War period from the inception of the revolutionary movement to the conclusion of peace. The book synthesizes new scholarship on the period from 1763 to 1788 in a balanced way, discussing military, political, social, cultural, and diplomatic history in relation to this important era in American history. The impact of the Revolution on American life, the confederation, and the formation of the union under the Constitution reveal the defining moments in early American character and institutions. Maps and photographs are included.