A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution, Vol. 1

A New Age Now Begins A People s History of the American Revolution Vol Same ISBN used for Vol This volume covers discovery of the Americas through England Includes battle maps

  • Title: A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution, Vol. 1
  • Author: Page Smith
  • ISBN: 9780070590977
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Same ISBN used for Vol 2 0070590974This volume covers discovery of the Americas through England 1776 Includes 5 battle maps.

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    1. Page Smith’s multivolume history of the United States is a phenomenal work in several large books packed with details and eyewitness reports from all sides of the both the small and larger events that shaped the path of the modern United States. Now I am not an American and as a descendant of British colonists in Australia I admit to possessing a distinctly different view of American history to others. That being said I found Page Smith presentation of the Americas of the pre Revolution and th [...]

    2. Combines a good portion of eye witness accounts from the common soldier with the official records of both Britain and the US. Goes into enough detail to be near complete without being overbearing.However the author does spend a good amount of energy purporting his views that "Yorktown wasnt that important", "the French were not as helpful as we present them", "Washington was a good leader, but not a military leader". Which although perhaps true (his arguments are convincing and rather complete, [...]

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