The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Released! 05/12/2015
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
by Joseph J. Ellis
Hardcover
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Released! 05/03/2016
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
by Joseph J. Ellis
Paperback

From Pulitzer Prize–winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew.

We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this Continent a new Nation.” The truth is different. In 1776, thirteen American colonies declared themselves indepen... read more