The Colonial Background of the American Revolution
Four Essays in American Colonial History, Revised Edition
Imprint: Yale University Press
Almost universally accepted as the most penetrating analysis of the events leading to 1776, Andrews’ classic explores the whole colonial period, as it was viewed on both sides of the Atlantic, beginning with the founding of the Jamestown colony.
“No such balanced and masterly review of Colonial conditions and British colonial policy has ever been given to the public.” –Samuel Eliot Morison