Table of contents for Stories of independence : identity, ideology, and history in eighteenth-century America / Peter C. Messer.

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Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Identity, Ideology, and History 3
Part I: Colonial Precedents
Chapter 1: Autonomous Communities within an Empire 00
Chapter 2: Dissent and the Alternative that Was Lost 00
Part II: Revolutionary Implications
Chapter 3: A Revolution in Defense of History 00
Part III: Early National Consequences
Chapter 4: Securing Republican Foundations 00 
Chapter 5: Political Compromises and Cultural Imperatives 00
Epilogue: Liberal Denouement 00
Appendix 1: A Chronology of American Histories 00
Appendix 2: Biographical Sketches of the Historians 00
Notes 00
Works Cited 00
Index 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Historiography.
National characteristics, American -- Historiography.
Historiography -- United States -- History -- 18th century.