journal of the american revolution (book)
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DESCRIPTIONA brief overview of the new history book, Journal of the American Revolution, which is an "edutaining compilation of 60 essays by 20 historians, delivering exciting answers and fresh angles to many unanswered questions about Americas most important era.
- 1. New Book Addresses Lingering Curiosities about the American Revolution Edutaining Compilation of 60 Essays by 20 Historians Delivers Exciting Answers and New Angles to Many Unanswered Questions about Americas Most Important Era Journal of the American Revolution Limited Collectors Edition On Sale Now!
2. Academic journals on the subject of early America often overintellectualize topics and can easily intimidate casual readers. Popular websites and periodicals, when they do tackle the Revolutionary War, typically dont provide the substance, depth or breadth of historical study craved by serious readers. Aiming to fill the middle ground void is the new book Journal of the American Revolution (ISBN: 9780966075182; November 2013; $26.95 U.S.; Hardcover; Full-color; History). Click for more information. 3. The book is a remarkably presented collection of neverbeforepublished essays and remastered articles from the webzine Journal of the American Revolution (allthingsliberty.com), which was founded in January 2013 by Todd Andrlik, author of Reporting the Revolutionary War (Sourcebooks, 2012). The book and website are edited by historians Todd Andrlik, Hugh T. Harrington and Don N. Hagist, and feature numerous expert contributors. 4. In a world of increasing historical illiteracy and apathy, Journal of the American Revolution publishes passionate, creative and smart content intended to make history more palatable. The book offers a healthy variety of indepth features and engaging columns, in both short and longform, with an eye for accuracy over legend. Each article is accompanied by high definition images portraits, maps, photos and more including some that are appearing in print for the first time ever. 5. Its edutainment, or a muchneeded business casual approach to scholarship, Editor and Author Todd Andrlik said. This book is intended to be a collectors hardcover edition of a website that is quickly becoming the leading source of information about the American Revolution and Founding. 6. Some of the questions and curiosities addressed in Journal of the American Revolution include: What was the true start of the American Revolution? Who came up with no taxation without representation? Were the Founding Fathers young enough to be called Founding Teenagers or Twentysomethings? What role did dogs play in the war? How did the Sons of Liberty influence the rebellion? How did news about Americas independence go viral in 1776? How did Washingtons army actually cross the Delaware River? At what moment did Washington become a politician as well as a general? What was it really like to walk the colonial streets of Boston, Philadelphia or New York? How did Washingtons mastery of intelligence lead to one of the most daring battles? What was the treatment for a scalped head or arrow wound? Was the most hated Loyalist in America really a Patriot spy? And what about those British soldiers? 7. Via nearly 60 articles by 20 different authors, these questions and many more are addressed with meticulous detail, fascinating anecdotes and stunning images. With the book planned as an annual offshoot of allthingsliberty.com, this is considered volume one of Journal of the American Revolution. For more information, please visit allthingsliberty.com/book. 8. New Book Addresses Lingering Curiosities about the American Revolution Edutaining Compilation of 60 Essays by 20 Historians Delivers Exciting Answers and New Angles to Many Unanswered Questions about Americas Most Important Era Journal of the American Revolution Limited Collectors Edition On Sale Now!