Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom

by Russell Shorto

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393245547
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 100,439
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Russell Shorto is the best-selling author of Revolution Song and The Island at the Center of the World, and a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Prologue 1

Part 1

Chapter 1 Sons of Fathers 13

Chapter 2 A Tide in the Affairs of Men 37

Chapter 3 The Turtle's Back 53

Part 2

Chapter 4 The Charming Sound of Bullets 75

Chapter 5 World on Fire 92

Chapter 6 This Land I Have Made for You and Not for Others 119

Chapter 7 The Spirit That Rages 151

Chapter 8 Thirteen Toasts 178

Chapter 9 Assuming Command 203

Chapter 10 A Natural Inclination to Liberty 219

Chapter 11 The City of New York Will, in All Human Probability, Very Soon Be the Scene of a Bloody Conflict 252

Chapter 12 So Celestial an Article 273

Chapter 13 Cannons Muskets Drums 296

Chapter 14 White Freedom 326

Chapter 15 I Am Your Son! I Am a Warrior! 355

Chapter 16 Numberless Meteors Gleaming Through the Atmosphere 370

Part 3

Chapter 17 The Cause of Humanity 395

Chapter 18 Rough Hewer 416

Chapter 19 Glowing with Zeal for the General Happiness and Improvement of Mankind 440

Chapter 20 Which Nothing Else Can Equal 476

Epilogue 505

Acknowledgments 511

Notes 515

Bibliography 557

Index 579

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