The Resource Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America, Jack Rakove, (ebook)

Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America, Jack Rakove, (ebook)

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Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America
Title
Revolutionaries
Title remainder
a new history of the invention of America
Statement of responsibility
Jack Rakove
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Language
eng
Summary
In the early 1770s, the men who invented America were living quiet, provincial lives in the rustic backwaters of the New World, devoted to family and the private pursuit of wealth and happiness. None set out to become "revolutionary." But when events in Boston escalated, they found themselves thrust into a crisis that moved quickly from protest to war. In Revolutionaries, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian shows how the private lives of these men were suddenly transformed into public careers-how Washington became a strategist, Franklin a pioneering cultural diplomat, Madison a sophisticated constitutional thinker, and Hamilton a brilliant policymaker. From the Boston Tea Party to the First Continental Congress, from Trenton to Valley Forge, from the ratification of the Constitution to the disputes that led to our two-party system, Rakove explores the competing views of politics, war, diplomacy, and society that shaped our nation. We see the founders before they were fully formed leaders, as ordinary men who became extraordinary, altered by history
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1947-
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Rakove, Jack N.
Dewey number
973.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • United States
  • Revolutionaries
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America, Jack Rakove, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547486741
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12178306
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remote
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12178306
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MWT12178306
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Revolutionaries : a new history of the invention of America, Jack Rakove, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547486741
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12178306
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12178306
System control number
MWT12178306
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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