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Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth - Holger Hoock
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
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When we think of the American Revolution, we think of brave patriots coming together to resist a tyrannical ruler in defense of noble ideals. It’s a stirring narrative, and one the Founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock argues, the truth is far more... show more
When we think of the American Revolution, we think of brave patriots coming together to resist a tyrannical ruler in defense of noble ideals. It’s a stirring narrative, and one the Founders did their best to encourage after the war. But as historian Holger Hoock argues, the truth is far more complex: The Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137287 (0804137285)
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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4.0 Scars of the Independence
I received this book via LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers in exchange for an honest review. The quaint, romanticized version of the American Revolution that many have grown up with through popular history and school curriculum is not the real life story that those living during those years experienc...
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