The Colonial Background of the American Revolution (Paperback)

Four Essays in American Colonial History, Revised Edition

By Charles McLean Andrews

Yale University Press, 9780300000047, 240pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 1961



Almost universally accepted as the most penetrating analysis of the events leading to 1776, Andrews' classic explores the whole colonial period, as it was viewed on both sides of the Atlantic, beginning with the founding of the Jamestown colony.
"No such balanced and masterly review of Colonial conditions and British colonial policy has ever been given to the public." -Samuel Eliot Morison.