It provides a great deal of information, and is very through.All of that being said, this memoir is horrible written, and the basic premises are totally flawed.
Wheeler also had apparently written a book comparing the English Civil War, American Revolution, and American Civil War. He references it quite frequently for reasons that seem, at best, tangential.
On several occasions, he ’ ll provide a dozen nearly identical and very long examples then make the comment ‘ if this seems like it is rather repetitious and dull, it is, and that is the point… ’ It almost seems as if he believes the reader is an idiot.
Michael Phillips has certainly proven his intellectual credentials, but you wouldn ’ t believe it from this work.
In short—don ’ t read it unless you really must understand minutia of pre-Revolutionary War America, and even then, don ’ t read the complete work.