The radicalism of the American Revolution (Book, 1993) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The radicalism of the American Revolution

Author: Gordon S Wood
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines colonial society and the transformations in colonial life that resulted from the republican tendencies brought to the surface by the Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon S Wood
ISBN: 0679736883 9780679736882
OCLC Number: 26551931
Notes: Originally published: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1992.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1993.
Description: x, 447 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. I. Monarchy. Hierarchy ; Patricians and plebeians ; Patriarchal dependence ; Patronage ; Political authority --
pt. II. Republicanism. Republicanization of monarchy ; Truncated society ; Loosening the bands of society ; Enlightened paternalism ; Revolution ; Enlightenment ; Benevolence --
pt. III. Democracy. Equality ; Interests ; Assault on aristocracy ; Democratic officeholding ; World within themselves ; Celebration of commerce --
Middle-class order.
Other Titles: American Revolution
Responsibility: Gordon S. Wood.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_198102
991000340969705351

Abstract:

Examines colonial society and the transformations in colonial life that resulted from the republican tendencies brought to the surface by the Revolution.
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