11 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.

the first conspiracy giveaway

The Indispensables

By Patrick K. O'Donnell

the first conspiracy giveaway

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

By Brad Meltzer



By Jack Rakove



By James Thomas Flexner

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Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s Independence

By Carol Berkin


Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775–1781

By W. J. Wood


A Son of Thunder

By Henry Mayer

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The Radicalism of the American Revolution

By Gordon S. Wood

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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

By Nathaniel Philbrick

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West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776

By Claudio Saunt

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Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War

By Maya Jasanoff