A Short History of the American Revolution
|Authors:||Stokesbury, James L.|
|BISAC/Subject:||HIS000000, HIS036050, HIS036030, HIS036020|
|ISBN:||9780061983481, Related ISBNs: 0061983489, 9780061983481, 9780688123048|
|Number of pages:||312,|
The first one-volume survey of the American Revolution that is both objective and comprehensive, this outstanding narrative history traces the growth of a conflict that inexorably set the American colonies on the road to independence. Offering a spirited chronicle of the war itself -- the campaigns and strategies, the leaders on both sides, the problems of fielding and sustaining an army, and of maintaining morale -- Stokesbury also brings the reader to the Peace of Paris in 1783 and into the miltarily exhausted, financially ruined yet victorious United States as it emerged to create a workable national system.
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