Moderator: Daniel Richter
Discussants: Jane Kamensky & Edward Gray
Biggest Takeaway: The ideological and social arguments of the American Revolution explain why the Revolution happened. Scholars must study how it happened to “rebirth” the study of the Revolution.
Biggest Question: Should new scholarship ignore ideology or use it as a tool to get at how the Revolution happened and how contemporaries conducted the war and politics?
Read more here. Since I had to miss the conference I am looking forward to Liz's thorough recaps.