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"The Men Who Lost America" Author Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy

Andrew Jackson O’ShaughnessyAndrew O’Shaughnessy is Vice President of Monticello, the Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation and Professor of History at the University of Virginia.  He is the author of An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000).  His most recent book The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013) received eight national awards including the New York Historical Society American History Book Prize, the George Washington Book Prize, and the Society of Military History Book Prize.  He is a co-editor of Old World, New World. America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010) and a co-editor of the Jeffersonian America series published by the University of Virginia Press.  A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of American History.

Purchase The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire

2014 George Washington Book Prize Winner - Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy

American Revolution and the Fate of the British Empire (CSPAN 2015)

The Men Who Lost America with Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy (2013)

"The British Surrender at Yorktown"

Watch Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy at a recent book talk in Kansas City (June, 2013) 
 

Interview on Bookman's Corner

Arts & Letters Book Discussion & Review: The Men Who Lost America

 

Andrew O’Shaughnessy interviewed on the Jack Rice Radio Show (43 min.)

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Andrew Jackson O'Shaugnessy on Thomas Jefferson and George III in 2004

Audio Interviews


2017 Book Events with the Author for The Men Who Lost America
(* Denotes events that are by invitation only)

January 28-29, 2017

Rancho Mirage Writers Festival 2017, "A Celebration of the Written Word" 

February 13, 2017

Lecture in the Great Hall of King's College, London University

February 16, 2017

"The British Empire and the Origins of the American Revolution," Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research, London University

February 22, 2017

Bedford School, Bedford (UK), 4:30 pm, Erskine May Hall (Register)

February 23, 2017

"The British Empire and the Origins of the American Revolution," John Rule Lecture at the University of Southampton

March 16, 2017

The Society of the Cincinnati Lecture at VCU, Richmond

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