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The first salute

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publisher: New York : Distributed by Random House : Random House, 1989, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara W Tuchman
ISBN: 0394553330 9780394553337
OCLC Number: 877738232
Notes: Subtitle on jacket: A view of the American Revolution.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xiii, 347 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: "Here the sovereignty of the United States was first acknowledged" --
The golden rock --
Beggars of the sea: the Dutch ascendancy --
"The maddest idea in the world": an American navy --
Buccaneer: the Baltimore hero --
The Dutch and the English: another war --
Enter Admiral Rodney --
The French intervention --
Low point of the Revolution --
"A successful battle may give us America" --
The critical moment --
Last chance: the Yorktown campaign --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Barbara W. Tuchman.

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