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Representation in the American Revolution

Representation in the American Revolution( )
Author: Wood, Gordon S.
Series title:Jamestown Essays on Representation Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8139-2722-0
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.50
Book Description:

From one of America's most celebrated historians, the Pulitzer Prize winner Gordon S. Wood, comes an early work whose relevance is undiminished. Originally published in 1969, now revised and with a new preface, Representation in the American Revolution examines the ways in which a government is created and how, in the face of great difficulties as well as great possibilities, its citizens are represented. Written immediately after the completion of Wood's Bancroft Award-winning The...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.36 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Wood, Gordon S. (Author)
History professor and award-winning author Gordon S. Wood was born in Concord, Massachusetts on November 27, 1933. After graduating in 1955 from Tufts University he served in the US Air Force in Japan and earned his master's degree from Harvard University. In 1964, Wood earned his Ph. D. in history from Harvard, and he taught there, as well as at the College of William and Mary and the University of Michigan, before joining the Brown University faculty in 1969.

Wood has published a number of articles and books, including The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970, and The Radicalism of the American Revolution, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Ralph Waldo Emerson Prize in 1993. He has won many other awards in the past five decades from organizations such as the American Historical Association, the New York Historical Society, and the Fraunces Tavern Museum. Wood is a fellow of both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. In 2014, his book, The American Revolution: A History, was on the New York Times bestseller list.

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