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< b>A New York Times Bestseller< /b>< P>Written as a companion work to his celebrated biography of John Adams, David McCullough's < I>1776< /I> is another landmark in the literature of American history.< P>< I>1776< /I> is the story of the Revolutionary War during the nation's tumultuous beginning, and those who, at great sacrifice, fought for what we assume to be our rightful heritage and precious ideals. This is narrative history at its best, bringing to life an extraordinary period and a vast array of extraordinary characters on both sides of the conflict. It is also powerful testimony to how much is owed to a rare few in that brave, founding era.< P>David McCullough has become the historian that Americans turn to most to tell us our own story.

TopicsAmerican Revolutionary War
American Revolution
American history
American military history
Battle of Lexington and Concord
Military campaigns
Continental Army
British Army
Military strategy
Military leaders
Military leadership
SettingGreat Britain