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Miracle of American Independence : Twenty Ways Things Could Have Turned Out Differently (Paperback)

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Although American independence was no miracle, the timing of the country’s independence and its huge scope, both political and territorial, do seem miraculous. InThe Miracle of American Independence Jonathan R. Dull reconstructs significant events before, during, and after the Revolutionary War that had dramatic consequences for the future as the colonies sought independence from Great Britain. Without these surprising and unexpected results, Dull maintains, the country would have turned out quite differently.
The Miracle of American Independence reimagines how the British might have averted or overcome American independence, and how the fledgling country itself could have lost its independence. Drawing on his nearly fifty years of research and a lively imagination, Dull puts readers in a position to consider the American Revolution from the perspective of the European states and their monarchs. This alternative history provides a stimulating reintroduction to one of the most exciting periods in American and European history, proving that sometimes reality is even stranger and more miraculous than fiction.
Although American independence was no miracle, the timing of the country?s independence and its huge scope, both political and territorial, do seem miraculous. InThe Miracle of American Independence Jonathan R. Dull reconstructs significant events before, during, and after the Revolutionary War that had dramatic consequences for the future as the colonies sought independence from Great Britain. Without these surprising and unexpected results, Dull maintains, the country would have turned out quite differently.
The Miracle of American Independence reimagines how the British might have averted or overcome American independence, and how the fledgling country itself could have lost its independence. Drawing on his nearly fifty years of research and a lively imagination, Dull puts readers in a position to consider the American Revolution from the perspective of the European states and their monarchs. This alternative history provides a stimulating reintroduction to one of the most exciting periods in American and European history, proving that sometimes reality is even stranger and more miraculous than fiction.
Number of Pages: 186.0
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr
Author: Jonathan R. Dull
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2015
TCIN: 18849757
UPC: 9781612347677
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2848

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