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American History: The Revolutionary War: Books and Databases

Guide for Library Research on The American Revolution

Books and Journals on the American Revolution

Books and Journals on the American Revolution

The American Revolution is a subject on which much has been researched and written. It would be impossible to list every single important work on this conflict. This page instead highlights a few select works for students to get started with. If you are interested in finding more in our collection, take a look in CUNY+.

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Federalist Papers

Federalist Papers

The Federalist Papers
by Alexander Hamilton, James Maidson, and John Jay
Stacks - KF4515 .F4 2003

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
by Benjamin Franklin
Stacks - E 302.6 .F7 A2 1951

Benjamin Franklin An American Life

Benjamin Franklin An American Life

Benjamin Franklin
by Walter Isaacson
Stacks - E302.6 .F8 I83 2003

John Adams

John Adams

John Adams
by David McCullough
Stacks - E322 .M38 2002

1776

1776

1776
by David McCullough
Stacks - E208 .M396 2005

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers
by Joseph J. Ellis
Reserve Room - 3 hour loan - E302.5 .E45 2001

American Creation

American Creation

American Creation
by Joseph J. Ellis
Stacks - E302.1 .E44 2007

Revolutionary Summer

Revolutionary Summer

Revolutionary Summer
By Joseph J. Ellis
On Order

A Brilliant Solution

A Brilliant Solution

A Brilliant Solution
by Carol Berkin
Stacks - E303 .B47 2002

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton
by Ron Chernow
On Order

His Excellency George Washington

His Excellency George Washington

His Excellency George Washington
by Joseph J. Ellis
Stacks - E312 .E245 2004

Washington A Life

Washington A Life

Washington A Life
by Ron Chernow
Stacks - E312 .C495 2010

What Did The Declaration Declare?

What Did The Declaration Declare?

What did the Declaration declare?
Edited by Joseph J. Ellis
Reserve Room - Textbook - E221 .W55 1999

Passionate Sage

Passionate Sage

Passionate Sage
by Joseph J. Ellis
Stacks - E 321 .E45 1993

American Sphinx

American Sphinx

American Sphinx
by Joseph J. Ellis
Stacks - E 332.2 .E45 1997

Collected Writings of Thomas Paine

Collected Writings of Thomas Paine

Collected Writings of Thomas Paine
Stacks - JC 177 .A5 1995

John Jay 1745-1829

John Jay 1745-1829

John Jay 1745-1829
by Herbert Alan Johnson
Stacks - E302.6 .J4 J6 1976