Edward Countryman

Edward Countryman is University Distinguished Professor in the Clements Department of History at Southern Methodist University. He has also taught at the Universities of Warwick and Cambridge, the University of Canterbury, and Yale University. He has published widely on the American Revolution, winning a Bancroft Prize for his book A People in Revolution (1981). Together with Evonne von Heussen-Countryman, he has also published Shane in the British Film Institute Film Classics series.  As of late 2010 he is working on two book projects.  One is a short volume on African Americans and the era of American independence.  The other is a longer study of how Native Americans became familiar with the world and the ideas of invading Europeans during the colonial era.


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Shane

Edward Countryman; Evonne Von Heussen-Countryman
British Film Institute

This text looks at the film Shane (1983) directed by George Stevens, then one of Hollywood's most successful film-makers. In the film, Alan Ladd plays the...


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The American Revolution

Edward Countryman
Hill and Wang

A newly revised version of a classic in American history When The American Revolution was first published in 1985, it was praised as the first synthesis of...


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What Did the Constitution Mean To Early Americans?

Edward Countryman
Palgrave Macmillan

When the Framers met in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 they created a document that described the fledging country of colonists as one single,...


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Americans

Edward Countryman
Hill and Wang

In this social history, Edward Countryman shows how interactions among America's different ethnic groups have contributed to our sense of nationality. From the...


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