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The Articles of Confederation
An Interpretation of the Social-Constitutional History of the American Revolution, 1774–1781
Merrill Jensen

“Here is a book which deals with clashes between economic and political factors in the American Revolution as realistically as if its author were dealing with a presidential election.”Social Studies

“An admirable analysis. It presents, in succinct form, the results of a generation of study of this chapter of our history and summarizes fairly the conclusions of that study.”—Henry Steele Commager, New York Times Book Review

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June 1959

312 pp.  5 x 8
LC: 75-026061 KF

The cloth edition of this title is out of print but the paperback is available.

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ISBN 978-0-299-00204-6
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