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Going to war in the 18th century

Author: Paul Cooper; Mark Bergin
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, ©2001.
Series: Armies of the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American ed
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Surveys the armed forces and wars of the eighteenth century, including the American Revolution. This new series focuses on the fighting forces of different historical eras. With a unique global perspective, Armies of the Past combines a high-interest topic with solid historical analysis. Each book gives a brief backgroundof the featured conflict, then delves into the day-to-day details of life at war: weapons and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cooper; Mark Bergin
ISBN: 053114593X 9780531145937
OCLC Number: 47045300
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: 18th-century wars --
Recruiting --
Infantry --
Cavalry --
Artillery --
Special duties --
American revolution --
Forts and sieges --
Tactics --
Life in camp --
Life in the navy --
After the battle --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Armies of the past.
Other Titles: Going to war in the eighteenth century
Responsibility: Paul Cooper ; [illustrations by Mark Bergin [and others].

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Surveys the armed forces and wars of the eighteenth century, including the American Revolution. This new series focuses on the fighting forces of different historical eras. With a unique global perspective, Armies of the Past combines a high-interest topic with solid historical analysis. Each book gives a brief backgroundof the featured conflict, then delves into the day-to-day details of life at war: weapons and ammunition, new technology, and battle strategy. Vivid full-color illustrations and maps bring the text to life.--

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