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Benedict Arnold, revolutionary hero : an American warrior reconsidered

Verfasser/in: James Kirby Martin
Verlag: New York : New York University Press, ©1997.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Bendict Arnold stands on one of the most vilified figures in American history. Stories of his treason have so come to define him that his name, like that of Judas, is virtually synonymous with treason. Yet Arnold was one of the most heroic and remarkable individuals of his time, indeed in all of American history. A brilliant military leader of un-common bravery, Arnold poured his all into the Revolutionary cause,  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Benedict Arnold; Benedict Arnold; Benedict Arnold; Benedict Arnold
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: James Kirby Martin
ISBN: 0814755607 9780814755600
OCLC-Nummer: 36343341
Beschreibung: xvii, 535 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Prologue : treason! treason! treason! black as hell --
A childhood of legends --
A person to be reckoned with in New Haven --
Irrepressible acts of martial resistance --
The provincial politics of rebellion --
Into the howling Maine wilderness --
Hannibalian breakthrough to Quebec --
Liberty or death at the walls of Quebec --
A winter's worth of making brick without straw --
Reduced to a great rabble --
Malevolent spirits in the summer of 1776 --
A most tenacious naval commander --
The valiant defense of Lake Champlain --
Fundamental matters of military rank and personal honor --
The humiliating part of a faithful soldier --
An unsettled return to the northern theater --
The Battles of Saratoga --
A violated right not fully restored --
Epilogue : the current coinage of ingratitude.
Verfasserangabe: James Kirby Martin.
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Careful not to endow the Revolutionary generation with mythical proportions of virtue, the author shows how Arnold suffered because of his lack of political savvy in dealing with those who attacked  Weiterlesen…

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