Description - The Revolution in Virginia 1775-1783 by John E. Selby
Unsurpassed as a single-volume history, John E. Selby's masterpiece analyzes the political, administrative, and military history of Virginia during the American Revolution. Stressing the contributions, in both men and material, that the state made to the new nation's war effort, Shelby shows how Virginia's leaders responded to the need to expand the state's administration and mobilize its people for war while at the same time looking westward to the vast territory beyond the Appalachians. Now available for the first time in paperback and with a new foreword by the historian Don Higginbotham, this classic is a must-read for anyone interested in the origins of our nation.
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(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation,U.S.
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Author Biography - John E. Selby
John E. Selby, 1929-2001, served as William E. Pullen Professor of History and chair of the Department of History, and as graduate dean and acting dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences at the College of William and Mary, in addition to being book review editor of the William and Mary Quarterly. He was the author of A Chronology of Virginia and the War of Independence, 1763-1783, Dunmore, and, with Warren Billings and Thad Tate, Colonial Virginia: A History.