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An account of the struggle between Great Britain and its American colonies in the mid-18th century that culminated in the War of Independence. The book asserts that the American Revolution was brought about not simply by a squabble over taxation without representation but by a much larger struggle - the struggle for power between a risen and a rising nation. Allowing the leading statesmen - such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Robert Walpole - to speak in their own words, Draper overturns long-held assumptions about the origins of revolution.
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"Should be read by every citizen. A work of prodigious research...and penetrating analysis."--The New York Times Book ReviewAbout the Author:
Theodore Draper (1912-2006) was the winner of the American Historical Association's 1990 Herbert Feis Award for nonacademically affiliated historians, and is the author of numerous books, including A Very Thin Line: The Iran-Contra Affairs. A long-time contributor to the New York Review of Books, he was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and lived in Princeton, New Jersey.
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