Claude H. Van Tyne

Claude Halstead Van Tyne was an American historian and author, known for his expertise in American history. He was born on February 15, 1869, in Bay City, Michigan, and passed away on October 29, 1930. Van Tyne was a professor of history at the University of Michigan and won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1930 for his book 'The War of Independence'. His work contributed significantly to the study and understanding of American history during his time.


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  1. 1. The War of Independence

    "The War of Independence" is a comprehensive analysis of the American Revolution, providing a detailed account of the events leading up to, during, and following the war. The book covers the political, economic, and social factors that contributed to the uprising, the major battles and strategies, the key figures involved, and the ultimate outcome and its impact on the formation of the United States. The author also explores the broader implications of the war on international relations and the concept of democracy.