Wood breaks little new interpretive ground himself, here, but as a synthesizer (and amiable, skillful narrator/guide) he stands on high ground. --H. O'Billovitch --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
enjoyable historical rad of the American Revolution, informative, keeps your attention. So much you don't learn in schoolPublished 9 days ago by Jan326
I found this book fascinating from beginning to end. The author had a solid understanding of American history and was very capable of explaining why the American Revolution took... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ken Lamine
One of the best general histories of the American Revolution that I have read to date. It explores the causes leading up to the Revolution and the leading personalities. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike Keepper
Very informative but concise overview of the American Revolution. Great resource for understanding the situation and circumstances that led up to the Revolutionary War and beyond. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elaine S. Grant
In the "Preface," to this brief survey, historian Gordon S. Wood suggests that the American Revolution should simply be "explained and understood. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frank Bellizzi
Whenever I have a friend that is unclear about the American Revolution, I buy this book for them. Gordon Wood is the authority on American Revolutionary historyPublished 3 months ago by Stosh A. Kozlowski