Book ‘The Cause’ by Joseph J. Ellis Ph.D.

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The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783
A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it. George Washington claimed that anyone who attempted to provide an accurate account of the war for independence would be accused of writing fiction. At the time, no one called it the “American Revolution”: former colonists still regarded themselves as Virginians or Pennsylvanians, not Americans, while John Adams insisted that the British were the real revolutionaries, for attempting to impose radical change without their colonists’ consent. With The Cause, Ellis takes a fresh look at the events between 1773 and 1783, recovering a war...
Publisher: Liveright (September 21, 2021)  Hardcover: ‎400 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1631498985  Dimensions:‎ 6.3 x 1.3 x 9.4 inches

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