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9 Best American Revolution Books of All Time

Our goal: Build the most true list of best American Revolution books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best American Revolution books" and study the top 4 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1


    David McCullough

    Appears in 3 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 5
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 6

    Paul Revere's Ride

    David Hackett Fischer

    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 7

    John Adams

    David McCullough

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 8
    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this list created?

    We searched for "best American Revolution books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 9 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of American Revolution books on the internet.

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