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The colonial background of the American revolution

Charles McLean Andrews

The colonial background of the American revolution

four essays in American colonial history

by Charles McLean Andrews

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Published by Yale university press, H. Milford, Oxford university press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles M. Andrews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE210
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19473887M


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The fact that it is still in print is testimony to its enduring by: 3. Read this book on Questia. Charles McLean Andrews was one of the most distinguished members of a group of American historians in the first third of this century who pioneered a new interpretation of the colonial period and the American Revolution.

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