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The Freedoms We Lost

The Freedoms We Lost

Consent and Resistance in Revolutionary America
November 2010
Hardcover · 288 Pages
$25.95 U.S. · €18.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781595581808
The New Press

 

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Description

The Freedoms We Lost is an ambitious historical analysis of the American revolution that reinterprets the gains and losses experienced by ordinary Americans and challenges the easy narrative that subsumes the growth of “freedom” into the story of the Amer

About the Author

Barbara Clark Smith is the curator of political history at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Her publications include After the Revolution and “Revolution in Boston,” a handbook for the National Park Service Freedom Trail.