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Edward Countryman

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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The American Revolution

Edward Countryman

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

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Americans

Edward Countryman

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

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