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This image depicts the book cover for Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier. This is a catalog of a limited run Museum exhibition. The cover shows two portraits of Richard St. George.

Cost of Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier exhibition catalog.
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Cover for the Museum's Black Founders exhibit catalog featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Black Founders

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's exhibit book, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the book cover of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War exhibit catalog. The cover is a painting by Don Troiani titled “Battle of Bunker Hill.” The painting shows solders behind a dirt mound, with their rifles pointing toward the right of the image. There are cannonballs lodged into the ground in  front of them and smoke fills the sky.

Liberty

Read an excerpt from Don Troiani and the Museum's book Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, which accompanies the exhibit of the same name.
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This image depicts the book cover for the Museum of American Revolution Official Guidebook. The bottom of the cover depicts a relief sculpture found on the building of the Museum of Washington crossing the Delaware River. The top of the book is written in red. And the top of the cover shows some of the galleries inside of the Museum.

Museum of the American Revolution Official Guidebook

Read two excerpts from the Museum of the American Revolution's Official Guidebook published in 2019.
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Role of Cities Reading List

Reading List: The Role of Cities in the American Revolution

Check out nine suggested readings from our collection of Read the Revolution book excerpts addressing the role of cities in the American Revolution.
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200th Edition Museum Staff Picks Reading List includes A People’s History of the American Revolution by Ray Raphael; John Adams by David McCullough; Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar; American Revolutions: A Continental History 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young; and Spies in the Continental Capital by John A. Nagy. The books are stacked on top of one another on a wooden bench outside on a sunny day. The books and the bench are in clear view while the background is blurred.

Reading List: Read the Revolution 200th Edition Staff Picks

To celebrate the our 200th edition of Read the Revolution, Museum staff picked their favorite books about the American Revolution.
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This image shows the book cover of The Counter Revolution of 1776 by Gerald Horne.

The Counter-Revolution of 1776

This excerpt from Gerald Horne demonstrates how the Revolution reinvigorated the slave trade and subsequently bore a counter-revolution of slavery.
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This image shows the book cover of Journal of the American Revolution, Volume 1 by Todd Andrlik, Hugh T. Harrington, and Don N. Hagist. The title of the book is written on the top left and the authors names are in smaller print on the bottom left. The cove is a painting of George Washington, on a white horse, wearing a blue jacket and tan pants. He is looking to this right and there is a soldier on the background on horseback pointing his sword to the distance.

Journal of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Journal of the American Revolution.
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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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Witness to Revolution Exhibit Reading List

See five books recommended by the Museum that explore key people connected to George Washington’s tent and were critical to researching and constructing the exhibition.
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