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The Will of the People

The Revolutionary Birth of America

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HARDCOVER

$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674971790

Publication Date: 09/17/2019

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272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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T. H. Breen is John Kluge Professor of American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress and Founding Director of the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University. A former Guggenheim Fellow, he has taught American history at Oxford, Cambridge, and Yale universities and is James Marsh Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont. He is the author of many books, including George Washington’s Journey, winner of the History Prize of the Society of the Cincinnati and finalist for the George Washington Book Prize; and Marketplace of Revolution, winner of the Society of Colonial Wars Book Award. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and Times Literary Supplement.

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