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The radicalism of the American Revolution / Gordon S. Wood.

Wood, Gordon S. (Author). Boehmer, Paul. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781452621593 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1452621594 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (19hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Paul Boehmer.
Summary, etc.:
Gordon Wood depicts not just a break with England, but the rejection of an entire way of life. A society with feudal dependencies, a politics of patronage, and a world view in which people were divided between the nobility and 'the Herd.' He shows how the theories of the country's founders became realities that sometimes baffled and disappointed them.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Radicalism > United States > History > 18th century.
Political culture > United States > History > 18th century.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Social aspects.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783.

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