rom one of the great political journalists of our time comes a boldly argued reinterpretation of the central event in our collective past--a book that portrays the American Revolution not as a clash of ideologies but as a Machiavellian struggle for power.
About the Author
Theodore Draper is the author of many books on contemporary politics and international relations. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and lives in Princeton, New Jersey. Both "The Roots of American Communism" and "American Communism and Soviet Russia" were commissioned by the Fund for the Republic series on Communism in American Life edited by Clinton Rossiter.
"Should be read by every citizen. A work of prodigious research...and penetrating analysis."--The New York Times Book Review