Revolutionary Summer

The Birth of American Independence

by Joseph J. Ellis

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The Birth of American Independence
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Revolutionary Summer
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The Birth of American Independence
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Book Summary

An account of America's declaration of independence explores the summer of 1776, weaving together the political and military experiences as two sides of a single story and showing how events on one front influenced outcomes on the other.