By Todd Andrlik. ISBN-13: 978-1402269677. Copyright 2012. Hardcover with 400 pages.
For the colonists of the new world, the years of the American Revolution were a time of upheaval and rebellion. For more than twenty years, ordinary citizens witnessed thousands of little moments blaze into an epic conflict. The town newspapers and broadsheets of the 18th century fanned the flames of rebellion, igniting the ideas of patriotism and liberty among average citizens who had never before been so strongly united.
Experience the sparks of revolution in the way the colonists did in this stunning collection of primary sources and modern analysis by thirty-seven historians. Patriot and Loyalist eyewitness account are featured as well as private correspondence and battlefield letters.
Todd Andrlik, one of America’s leading Revolutionary War newspaper archivists brings you into the homes of Americans and lets you see through their eyes the tinderbox of war as it explodes.