“Continental Revolutions”: Public Talk with UVA’s Alan Taylor

Working against the narrative of the American Revolution as a high-minded, orderly event, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and University of Virginia Jefferson Foundation Chair in History Alan Taylor’s October 4 talk at the Kinder Institute wove a new national creation story, tracing the history of the conflict with Great Britain from the turbulent conditions that boiled over into war through the political divisions that shaped the course of ratification and westward expansion in the Revolution’s aftermath.