American History: A Survey (Brinkley), 13th Edition




General Studies. Edward Countryman, The American Revolution (1985). Theodore Draper: A Struggle for Power: The American Revolution (1996). Jack P. Greene, ed., The American Revolution: Its Character and Limits (1987). Merrill Jensen, The Founding of a Nation, A History of the American Revolution, 1763-1789 (1968). Michael Kammen, A Season of Youth: The American Revolution and the Historical Imagination (1978). Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (1985). Edmund S. Morgan, The Birth of the Republic, 1763-1789 (1956). Gordon S. Wood, The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992). Alfred E. Young, Jr., ed., The American Revolution (1976); The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution (1999).

The Road to Independence. Carl Becker, The Declaration of Independence (1922). Eric Foner, Tom Paine and Revolutionary America (1976). David Hawke, Paine (1974). John R. Howe, Jr., The Changing Political Thought of John Adams (1966). Pauline Maier, American Scripture (1997). Edmund S. Morgan, The Meaning of Independence (1976). Peter Shaw, The Character of John Adams (1976); American Patriots and the Rituals of Revolution (1981). Peter Thompson, Rum Punch and Revolution: Taverngoing and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia. (1999). Morton White, The Philosophy of the American Revolution (1978). Gary Willis, Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence (1978).

The War. John R. Alden, The American Revolution (1964). G. W. Allen, Naval History of the American Revolution, 2 vols. (1913). Richard Buel, Jr., Dear Liberty: Connecticut's Mobilization for the Revolutionary War (1980). E. Wayne Carp, To Starve the Army at Pleasure: Continental Army Administration and American Political Culture, 1775-1783 (1984). Edward J. Cashin, William Bartram and the American Revolution on the Southern Frontier (2000). Lawrence D. Cress, Citizens in Arms: The Army and the Militia in American Society to the War of 1812 (1982). David Hackett Fischer, Paul Revere's Ride (1994). James T. Flexner, George Washington in the American Revolution (1968). John B. Frantz and William Pencak, ed., Beyond Philadelphia: The American Revolution in the Pennsylvania Hinterland (1998). Douglas Southall Freeman, George Washington, 7 vols. (1948-1957). T. G. Frothingham, Washington: Commander in Chief (1930). Ronald Hoffman and Thad W. Tate, eds., An Uncivil War: The Southern Backcountry During the American Revolution (1985). Don Higginbotham, The War of American Independence (1983); George Washington and the American Military Tradition (1985). Piers Mackesy, The War for America (1964). Samuel Eliot Morison, John Paul Jones (1959). Howard H. Peckham, The War for Independence (1958). Steven Rosswurm, Arms, Country, and Class: The Philadelphia Militia and the "Lower Sort" in the Era of the American Revolution (1987). Charles Royster, A Revolutionary People at War: The Continental Army and American Character (1979); Light-Horse Larry Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution (1981). John Shy, A People Numerous and Armed (1976); The American Revolution (1973). Willard Wallace, Appeal to Arms (1950). Christopher Ward, The War of the Revolution, 2 vols. (1952).

Revolutionary Diplomacy. Samuel F. Bemis, The Diplomacy of the American Revolution (1935). Jonathan R. Dull, A Diplomatic History of the American Revolution (1985). E. J. Ferguson, The Power of the Purse (1961). L. S. Kaplan, Colonies into Nation: American Diplomacy, 1763-1801 (1972). Richard B. Morris, The Peacemakers (1965). Gerald Stourzh, Benjamin Franklin and American Foreign Policy, rev. ed. (1969). Clarence L. Ver Steeg, Robert Morris (1954).

The Loyalists. Bernard Bailyn, The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson (1974). Wallace Brown, The King's Friends (1965). Robert M. Calhoon, The Loyalists in Revolutionary America (1973). Mary Beth Norton, The British Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England 1774-1789 (1972). William H. Nelson, The American Tory (1962). Anne M. Ousterhout, A State Divided: Opposition in Pennsylvania to the American Revolution (1987). Nancy L. Rhoden, Revolutionary Anglicanism: The Colonial Church of England Clergy during the American Revolution (1999). Paul H. Smith, Loyalists and Redcoats (1964). James W. St. G. Walker, The Black Loyalists (1976).

Women, Family, and the Revolution. Joy Day Buel and Richard Buel, Jr., The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Life in Revolutionary America (1984). Linda Grant DePauw, Founding Fathers (1975). Ronald Hoffman and Peter J. Albert, eds., Women in the Age of the American Revolution (1989). Joan Jensen, Loosening the Bonds: Mid-Atlantic Farm Women, 1750-1850 (1986). Susan Juster, Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics & Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England (1994). Linda K. Kerber, Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America 1750-1800 (1980). Mary Beth Norton, Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 (1980).

Indians and Blacks in the Revolution. Ira Berlin and Ronald Hoffman, eds., Slavery in the Revolutionary Era (1982). Colin Calloway, The American Revolution in Indian Country (1995). David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (1975). Sylvia R. Frey, Water from the Rock: Black Resistance in a Revolutionary Age (1991). Barbara Graymount, The Iroquois in the American Revolution (1973). Laurence M. Hauptman, Conspiracy of Interests: Iroquois Dispossession and the Rise of New York State. (1999). Woody Holton, Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia (1999). Isabel T. Kelsay, Joseph Brant, 1743-1807 (1984). Max M. Mintz, Seeds of Empire: The American Revolutionary Conquest of the Iroquois (1999). Duncan McLeod, Slavery, Race and the American Revolution (1974). Edmund S. Morgan, American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia (1975). Gary B. Nash and Jean R. Soderlund, Freedom by Degrees: Emancipation in Pennsylvania and Its Aftermath (1991). Gary B. Nash, Race and Revolution (1990). James H. O'Donnell, III, Southern Indians in the American Revolution (1973). Benjamin Quarles, The Negro in the American Revolution (1961). Bruce A. Ragsdale, A Planter's Republic: The Search for Economic Independence in Revolutionary Virginia (1996) Anthony F. C. Wallace, The Death and Rebirth of the Seneca (1969). Arthur Zilversmit, The First Emancipation (1967).

Social and Economic Effects. Dee E. Andrews, The Methodists and Revolutionary America, 1760-1800: The Shaping of an Evangelical Culture (2000). Edward Countryman, A People in Revolution (1981). Jeffrey J. Crow and Larry E. Tise, The Southern Experience in the American Revolution (1978). Derek H. Davis. Religion and The Continental Congress 1774-1789: Contributions to Original Intent (2000). Eric Foner, Tom Paine and Revolutionary America (1976). Robert Gross, The Minutemen and Their World (1976). J. F. Jameson, The American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement (1962). Merrill Jensen, The American Revolution Within America (1974). Rachel N. Klein, Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry, 1760-1808 (1990). Jean B. Lee, The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County (1994). Staughton Lynd, Class Conflict, Slavery and the United States Constitution (1968). Jackson Turner Main, The Social Structure of Revolutionary America (1965). Cathy D. Matson and Peter S. Onuf, Union of Interests: Political and Economic Thought in Revolutionary America (1990). Richard P. McCormick, Experiment in Independence (1950). Jerome J. Nadlehaft, The Disorders of War: The Revolution in South Carolina (1981). Charles Royster, A Revolutionary People at War: The Continental Army and American Character (1979). Billy G. Smith, "The Lower Sort": Philadelphia's Laboring People, 1750-1800 (1990). Charles G. Steffen, The Mechanics of Baltimore: Workers and Politics in the Age of Revolution, 1763-1812 (1984). Gordon S. Wood, The Radicalism of the American Revolution (1992).

State Governments. Willi Paul Adams, The First American Constitutions (1980). Richard Beeman et al., eds., Beyond Confederation: Origins of the Constitution and American National Identity (1987). Donald S. Lutz, Origins of American Constitutionalism (1988). Jackson Turner Main, Political Parties Before the Constitution (1973); The Sovereign States, 1775-1783 (1973); and The Upper House in Revolutionary America, 1763-1788 (1967). Stephen E. Patterson, Political Parties in Revolutionary Massachusetts (1973). Irwin Polishook, Rhode Island and the Union, 1774-1795 (1969). Gordon S. Wood, The Creation of the American Republic (1969).

The Articles of Confederation. Andrew R. L. Cayton, The Frontier Republic: Ideology and Politics in the Ohio Country, 1780-1825 (1986). Jack Eblen, The First and Second United States Empires (1968). John Fiske, The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789 (1883). H. James Henderson, Party Politics in the Continental Congress (1974). Merrill Jensen, The New Nation (1950); and The Articles of Confederation, rev. ed. (1959). Calvin Jillson and Rick Wilson, Congressional Dynamics: Structure, Coordination and Choice in the First American Congress,1774-1789 (1994). Jack N. Rakove, The Beginnings of National Politics (1979). David Szatmary, Shays' Rebellion: The Making of an Agrarian Insurrection (1980). Steven Watts, The Republic Reborn: War and the Making of Liberal America, 1790-1800 (1987).


The American Revolution Collector's Edition. The American Story, No. 2: Declaring Independence (1985). The Battle of Yorktown (1983). The Early Campaigns of Francis Marion and the Loyalists in the South. Thomas Jefferson: Philosopher of Freedom (1996).

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