Read the Revolution
A curated collection of thought-provoking books about the American Revolution.
Sponsored by The Haverford Trust Company
The Hemingses of Monticello
Read an excerpt from Annette Gordon-Reed's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.Read More
The Right to Vote
Read an excerpt from Alexander Keyssar's book, The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States.Read More
A Sweet Taste of History
Read an excerpt from chef Walter Staib's cookbook, A Sweet Taste of History: More than 100 Elegant Dessert Recipes from America's Earliest Days.Read More
Contest for Liberty
Read an excerpt from Seanegan P. Sculley's book, Contest for Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783.Read More
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
Read an excerpt from Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution.Read More
Curated by Museum staff since 2013, Read the Revolution features excerpts from thought-provoking books about the American Revolution. Read the Revolution was created with thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Inspired by the Read the Revolution featured excerpts, the Read the Revolution Speaker Series brings celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively, facilitated discussions of their work.About the Series