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The British Isles and the War of American Independence

Author: Stephen Conway
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines a hitherto neglected aspect of the War of American Independence, providing the first wide-ranging account of the impact of this eighteenth-century conflict upon the politics, economy, society, and culture of the British Isles." "The author examines the level of military participation - which was much greater than is usually appreciated - and explores the war's effects on subjects as varied as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Conway
ISBN: 0198206593 9780198206590
OCLC Number: 42296439
Description: vii, 407 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Mobilization --
2. The Economic Impact --
3. The War, Society, and Culture --
4. Divisions within the Whole --
5. Uniting the Nations? --
6. Parliamentary Power and Parliamentary Reform --
7. Religious Reform and Religious Reaction --
8. The Local Dimension --
9. War, Peace, and Empire.
Responsibility: Stephen Conway.
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