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The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789

Author: Robert Middlekauff
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, Inc., 2005.
Series: Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expanded editionView all editions and formats
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As part of the Oxford History of the United States series, this volume is a history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic. Beginning with the French and Indian War and continuing to the election of George Washington as first president, the author offers a panoramic history of the conflict between England and America, highlighting the drama and anguish of the colonial struggle for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Middlekauff, Robert.
Glorious cause.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607558930
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Middlekauff
ISBN: 0195162471 9780195162479 9780195315882 019531588X
OCLC Number: 55960833
Notes: Previous edition published as v. 1 in series: The Oxford history of the United States.
Description: xiv, 736 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The sustaining truths --
The obstructed giant --
The children of the twice-born --
Beginnings: from the top down --
The Stamp Act crisis --
Response --
Selden's penny --
Chance and Charles Townshend --
Boston takes the lead --
The "bastards of England" --
Drift --
Resolution --
War --
"Half a war" --
Independence --
The war of posts --
The war of maneuver --
The Revolution becomes a European War --
The war in the South --
The "fugitive war" --
Inside the campaigns --
Outside the campaigns --
Yorktown and Paris --
The Constitutional movement --
The children of the twice-born in the 1780s --
The Constitutional Convention --
Ratification: an end and a beginning.
Series Title: Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Robert Middlekauff.
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