The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Baiylin
Hey friends wanted to recommend this Pulitzer winning book from the late 60’s. Changed my understanding of the country and the ideas that led to rebellion.
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution – https://www.amazon.com/dp/0674975650/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_BA33PEWQA01S2YZAFNF4
He went back and read everything he could get his hands newspapers, pamphlets, speeches, sermons. To understand what it’d have been like to be a regular citizen back then.
The colonial consciousness took 100 years to grow and foment.
It’s dense but super relevant.
With chapters like THE CONTAGION OF LIBERTY – how can you resist?
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