The Radicalism of the American Revolution
In a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian depicts much more than a break with England. He gives readers a revolution that transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging realities sometimes baffled and disappointed its founding fathers.
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Review: The Radicalism of the American RevolutionUser Review - Mathew Powers - Goodreads
While I do not buy every argument presented by G. Wood in this work, the research, thesis, and prose is excellent. Highly recommend! Read full review
Review: The Radicalism of the American RevolutionUser Review - Lobstergirl - Goodreads
There were some chapters that made my eyes glaze over (Benevolence, Interests), but others (Enlightenment) were fascinating. I was expecting more of a political history, or even something that would ... Read full review