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Edited by Alfred F. YoungAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Alfred F. Young , Ray RaphaelAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ray Raphael and Gary NashAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Gary Nash

  • Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • On Sale: April 19, 2011
  • Price: $32.50
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-27110-5 (0-307-27110-2)
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

List of Illustrations
 
Introduction
Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael, and Gary B. Nash: “To Begin the World Over Again”

Part I: Revolutions
 
One
Alfred F. Young: Ebenezer Mackintosh: Boston’s Captain General of the Liberty Tree
 
Two
Ray Raphael: Blacksmith Timothy Bigelow and the Massachusetts Revolution of 1774
 
Three
T. H. Breen: Samuel Thompson’s War: The Career of an American Insurgent
 
Four
Gary B. Nash: Philadelphia’s Radical Caucus That Propelled Pennsylvania to Independence and Democracy
 
Five
Jill Lepore: A World of Paine
 
Six
David Waldstreicher: Phillis Wheatley: The Poet Who Challenged the American Revolutionaries
 
Part II:  Wars
 
Seven
Philip Mead: “Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings”: The Betrayals of Private Joseph Plumb Martin, Continental Soldier
 
Eight
Michael A. McDonnell: “The Spirit of Levelling”: James Cleveland, Edward Wright, and the Militiamen’s Struggle for Equality in Revolutionary Virginia
 
Nine
Cassandra Pybus: Mary Perth, Harry Washington, and Moses Wilkinson: Black Methodists Who Escaped from Slavery and Founded a Nation
 
Ten
Jon Butler: James Ireland, John Leland, John “Swearing Jack” Waller, and the Baptist Campaign for Religious Freedom in Revolutionary Virginia
 
Eleven
Colin G. Calloway: Declaring Independence and Rebuilding a Nation: Dragging Canoe and the Chickamauga Revolution
 
Twelve
James Kirby Martin: Forgotten Heroes of the Revolution: Han Yerry and Tyona Doxtader of the Oneida Indian Nation
 
Part III: The Promise of the Revolution
 
Thirteen
Gregory Nobles: “Satan, Smith, Shattuck, and Shays”: The People’s Leaders in the Massachusetts Regulation of 1786
 
Fourteen
Terry Bouton: William Findley, David Bradford, and the Pennsylvania Regulation of 1794
 
Fifteen
Wythe Holt: The New Jerusalem: Herman Husband’s Egalitarian Alternative to the United States Constitution
 
Sixteen
Woody Holton: The Battle Against Patriarchy That Abigail Adams Won
 
Seventeen
Sheila Skemp: America’s Mary Wollstonecraft: Judith Sargent Murray’s Case for the Equal Rights of Women
 
Eighteen
Richard S. Newman: Prince Hall, Richard Allen, and Daniel Coker: Revolutionary Black Founders, Revolutionary Black Communities
 
Nineteen
Melvin Patrick Ely: Richard and Judith Randolph, St. George Tucker, George Wythe, Syphax Brown, and Hercules White: Racial Equality and the Snares of Prejudice
 
Twenty
Seth Cotlar: “Every Man Should Have Property”: Robert Coram and the American Revolution’s Legacy of Economic Populism
 
Twenty-one
Jeffrey L. Pasley: Thomas Greenleaf: Printers and the Struggle for Democratic Politics and Freedom of the Press
 
Twenty-two
Alan Taylor: The Plough-Jogger: Jedediah Peck and the Democratic Revolution
 
Afterword
Eric Foner
 
 
Acknowledgments
Notes
List of Contributors
Index