Woody Holton

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patricia Miller in conversation with Woody Holton about his much-anticipated new book Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution.

In this sweeping reassessment of the American Revolution, Holton shows how the founders were influenced by overlooked Americans—women, Native Americans, African Americans, and religious dissenters.

Co-sponsored by the Library of Virginia.

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