ERIC Number: ED245981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Revolutionary America, 1763-1789: A Bibliography. Volume 1 [and] Volume 2.
Gephart, Ronald M., Comp.
The latest in a series of publications celebrating the bicentennial of American independence, this annotated bibliography lists the Library of Congress holdings concerning America during the Revolutionary War. Listed are the Library's most important primary and secondary sources, including books, manuscripts, serials, maps, and atlases. There are 12 chapters (the first 9 in Volume 1, the rest in Volume 2) as follows: (1) Research Aids; (2) General Studies--Regional, State and Local; (3) The British Empire and the American Revolution; (4) The Colonies on the Eve of Independence; (5) The West during the Revolutionary Era; (6) The War for Independence, 1775-1783; (7) The Loyalists in America and in Exile; (8) Diplomacy and Other International Aspects of the Revolution; (9) The Confederation and the Consolidation of the Revolution in the States; (10) the Making of the Constitution; (11) Economic, Social, and Intellectual Life in Revolutionary America; and (12) Biographies and Personal Primary Sources. Also included is an essay, "The Preservation and Publication of Documentary Sources on the Revolution." Concluding the publication are an index and a listing of Advisory Committee names. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies, Colonial History (United States), Constitutional History, Economic Climate, Intellectual Experience, Intellectual History, International Relations, Library Collections, Library Materials, Primary Sources, Reference Materials, Research Tools, Resource Materials, Revolutionary War (United States), Social Life, State History
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($38.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.