Journal of the American Revolution Annual Volume 2016 Now Available for Pre-Order


February 25, 2016
by Editors Also by this Author


Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers. Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more. Journal of the American Revolution also produces annual hardcover volumes, a branded book series, and the podcast, Dispatches

We are pleased to introduce our newest collectible hardback, which is now available for pre-order via Amazon and will deliver in April. The Journal of the American Revolution, Annual Volume 2016, presents the journal’s best historical research and writing over the past calendar year. Articles are carefully selected by the editorial board and authors are given the opportunity to polish their pieces with important updates. Featuring helpful charts, a comprehensive index, more than 30 images and scores of new perspectives, the book is designed for institutions, scholars, and enthusiasts to provide a convenient overview of the latest research and scholarship in American Revolution studies.

The 2015 volume sold out in weeks, so we encourage you to buy early (and often). For those who ordered the 2015 edition while it was out of stock, we have good news. Westholme Publishing recently informed us that the second printing of last year’s annual volume will also be available in April. There is still time to get your hands on a new or spare copy of the 2015 volume, so place your order today.

The forty-five articles in the new 2016 edition include:

  • “Why Did George Washington Become a Revolutionary?” by Ray Raphael
  • “Governor Franklin Makes His Move” by Thomas Fleming
  • “Newton Prince and the Struggle for Liberty” by J. L. Bell
  • “Enlisting Lasses: Women Who Aspired to be Soldiers” by Don N. Hagist
  • “Tides and Tonnage: A Different Take on the Boston Tea Party” by Hugh T. Harrington
  • “How Was the Revolutionary War Paid For” by John L. Smith, Jr.
  • “Murder Along the Creek: A Closer Look at the Sugarloaf Massacre” by Thomas Verenna
  • “The Loyalist Refugee Experience in Canada” by Alexander Cain
  • “Lafayette’s Second Voyage to America” by Kim Burdick
  • “How Paul Revere’s Ride was Published and Censored in 1775” by Todd Andrlik
  • “A Melancholy Accident: The Disastrous Explosion at Charleston” by Joshua Shepherd
  • “A Spy Wins a Purple Heart” by Todd Braisted
  • “Richard Williams Maps the Siege of Boston” by Allison K. Lange
  • “Fortifying Philadelphia: A Chain of Redoubts and Floating Bridges” by Bob Ruppert
  • “Indian Patriots from Eastern Massachusetts: Six Perspectives” by Daniel J. Tortora
  • “Faking It: British Counterfeiting During the American Revolution” by Stuart Hatfield
  • “The Impact of Jonathan Carver’s Journal and Maps on the 1782-83 British-American Peace” by Merv O. Ahrens
  • And many more!


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