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

Audio Interviews


 

2018 Book Events with the Author for The Men Who Lost America

(* Denotes events that are by invitation only)

January 15, 2018

Women's Club of Richmond

April 9, 2018

American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA

April 11, 2018

Cronin Lecture, The Men Who Lost AmericaLexington Historical Society, 10th Regiment of Foot and the Friends of Minuteman National Park

May 2, 2018

"'The Old Gamester:' General John Burgoyne" The Frick Collection, New York, NY

June 7, 2018

Keynote, "The Illimitable Freedome of the Human Mind," American Philosophical Society program, "Spirit of Inquiry in the Age of Jefferson," Philadelphia, PA

June 21-24, 2018

Summer Jefferson Symposium, "Thomas Jefferson's Last Legacies," Charlottesville, VA

October 10, 2018

James Madison Lecture, University of Wisconson-Madison, "'The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind': Thomas Jefferson's Ideas of a University"

October 11, 2018

James Madison Lecture, University of Wisconson-Madison, "'The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind': Thomas Jefferson's Ideas of a University"

2019 Book Events with the Author for The Men Who Lost America

(* Denotes events that are by invitation only)

January 4, 2019

Boca Grande, FL

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