Read the Revolution
A curated collection of thought-provoking books about the American Revolution.
Sponsored by The Haverford Trust Company
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
Double Feature: Henry Knox's Winter Adventure
Read excerpts from Don Brown's Henry and the Cannons: An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution as well as Phillip Hamilton's The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox.Read More
1774: The Long Year of Revolution
Read an excerpt from Mary Beth Norton's new book, 1774: The Long Year of Revolution.Read More
Read an excerpt from Donald F. Johnson's book, Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution.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
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