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This image depicts the book cover of A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America by James McWilliams. The title and author are written on the bottom of the cover. There is a pot of steaming food with a ladle on a red tablecloth. The top of the pot is in midair, as if being lifted off, to reveal the image of Washington crossing the Delaware River. IN the steam and in the background, there is the text of the Declaration.

A Revolution in Eating

This excerpt from James McWilliams shows how the first American cookbook in 1796 led to introducing American recipes alongside the traditional British ones
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This image shows the book cover of The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn. It is a tan cover with a blue border. The title of the book and Bernard’s name are writing in black font.

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution.
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Memory's Daughters by Susan Stabile Book Cover

Memory's Daughters

Read an excerpt from Susan Stabile's book, Memory's Daughters: The Material Culture of Remembrance in Eighteenth-Century America.
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Spring Break: Spring Training with the Museum

March 26-April 12, 2021
March into spring break and discover the efforts of Revolutionary-era Philadelphians who helped prepare the Continental Army's supplies each spring during the Revolutionary War.
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Andrew Roberts headshot and Last King Of America Book
Headshot by Anna Kunst

An Evening with Andrew Roberts, Author of The Last King of America

February 25, 2022 from 6-8 p.m.
Revolution Society and George Washington Council members are invited to a special evening with historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts on his book, The Last King of America.
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The Museum at the Nantucket Historical Association

July 13-14, 2022
Join Museum at the Nantucket Historical Association Old Mill on July 13-14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for a two-day program where we will set up the First Oval Office Project.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Gun, The Ship, and The Pen by Linda Colley. The text of the title is written in large blue letters. There is an illustration, pictures vertically on the left side of the book cover. It shows a sailor, with his back to the viewer, looking out at a ship on fire in the sea.

The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen

Read an excerpt from historian Linda Colley's new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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This image depicts the book cover of James Monroe: A Life by Tim McGrath. James Monroe is written in red, while A Life and Tim’s name is written in white. The cover is a portrait of James Monroe in a black jacket. His body is turned off to his left looking in the same direction.

James Monroe

Read an excerpt from Tim McGrath's book, James Monroe: A Life.
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Flora Macdonald Pretty Young Rebel book cover by Flora Fraser

Flora MacDonald: "Pretty Young Rebel"

Read an excerpt from Flora Fraser's new book, Flora MacDonald: “Pretty Young Rebel”: Her Life and Story.
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Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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