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Bruce Lancaster starts his story with an examination of colonial society and the origins of the quarrel with England. He details the ensuing battles and military campaigns from Lexington and Concord to the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, as well as the tense political and social situation of the new nation. The American Heritage History of the American Revolution details the birth of America with insight and depth.

©2014 American Heritage (P)2017 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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Great book

Very in-depth on the battles and feelings of the men who where involved. I learned a lot and will read again.

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Good thumbnail of the revolution.

Great overview of the revolution. Occasionally did into to details and she's light on lesser known heroes. Unfortunately provides no details of these men and women. Good detail of events and let known back stories.

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An excellent book

There is a lot of archaic language, but overall it's a very good book. There are some areas where the narrator's accent sneaks out.