New in paperback. Hardcover was publisheid in 2012. In thirty-three individual essays, by thirty-three authorities on the Revolution, the Handbook provides readers with in-depth analysis of the Revolution's many sides, ranging from the military and diplomatic to the social and political; from the economic and financial, to the cultural and legacy.
The Oxford Handbook of the American Revolution introduces scholars, students and generally interested readers to the formative event in American history. In thirty-three individual essays, the Handbook provides readers with in-depth analysis of the Revolution's many sides.
Table of Contents
List of Maps ; Contributors ; Introduction: American Revolutions,Edward G. Gray and Jane Kamensky ; Part I. Cultures and Crises ; 1. Britain's American Problem: The International Perspective, P. J. Marshall ; 2. The Unsettled Periphery: The Backcountry on the Eve of the American Revolution, William B. Hart ; 3. The Polite and the Plebian, Michael Zuckerman ; 4. Political Protest and the World of Goods, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich ; 5. The Imperial Crisis, Craig B. Yirush ; 6. The Struggle Within: Colonial Politics on the Eve of Independence, Michael A. McDonnell ; 7. The Democratic Moment: The Revolution and Popular Politics, Ray Raphael ; 8. Independence before and during the Revolution, Benjamin H. Irvin ; Part II. War ; 9. The Continental Army, Caroline Cox ; 10. The British Army and the War of Independence, Stephen Conway ; 11. The War in the Cities, Mark A. Peterson ; 12. The War in the Countryside, Allan Kulikoff ; 13. Native Peoples in the Revolutionary War, Jane T. Merritt ; 14. The African Americans' Revolution, Gary B. Nash ; 15. Women in the American Revolutionary War, Sarah M. S. Pearsall ; 16. Loyalism, Edward Larkin ; 17. The Revolutionary War and Europe's Great Powers, Paul W. Mapp ; 18. Funding the Revolution: Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Eighteenth-Century America, Stephen Mihm ; Part III. A Revolutionary Settlement ; 19. The Impact of the War on British Politics, Harry T. Dickinson ; 20. The Trials of the Confederation, Terry Bouton ; 21. A More Perfect Union: The Framing and Ratification of the Constitution, Max M. Edling ; 22. The Evangelical Ascendancy in Revolutionary America, Susan Juster ; 23. The Problems of Slavery, Christopher Leslie Brown ; 24. Rights, Eric Slauter ; 25. The Empire That Britain Kept, Eliga H. Gould ; Part IV. New Orders ; 26. The American Revolution and a New National Politics, Rosemarie Zagarri ; 27. Republican Art and Architecture, Martha J. McNamara ; 28. Print Culture after the Revolution, Catherine O'Donnell ; 29. Republican Law, Christopher L. Tomlins ; 30. Discipline, Sex, and the Republican Self, Clare A. Lyons ; 31. The Laboring Republic, Graham Russell Gao Hodges ; 32. The Republic in the World, 1783-1803, J. M. Opal ; 33. America's Cultural Revolution in Transnational Perspective, Leora Auslander ; Index