West of the Revolution : an uncommon history of 1776 / Claudio Saunt.

Details the other revolutions during 1776, including the reaction of the native residents of San Francisco in the wake of the first European settlement there and the devastation of the Aleutian Islands by the Russians' hunt for sea otters.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Saunt, Claudio
Other title:Uncommon history of 1776.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton and Company, [2014]
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Russians are coming.
  • Soft gold: Aleuts and Russians in Alaska
  • A war for independence: the San Diego uprising
  • First contact: colonizing San Francisco
  • Across the Colorado Plateau
  • The continental divide
  • A forest transformed: the Hudson's Bay Company and Cumberland House
  • The discovery: the Blacks Hills and the Lakota nation
  • An invasion of malefactors: Osage Country
  • Surrounded: the deep South interior.