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A history of the American Revolution,

Author: John Richard Alden
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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An outstanding contemporary historian presents a balanced and objective account of the Revolution based upon recent American and English scholarship. Covers "social, economic, political, military, and diplomatic" policies, events, and issues.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alden, John Richard, 1908-
History of the American Revolution.
New York, Knopf, 1969
(OCoLC)562146859
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Richard Alden
OCLC Number: 35920
Description: vii, 541, xvi pages illustrations, maps, portraits 25 cm
Contents: The American colonies --
Britain in the year 1763 --
A casual empire --
A new British policy --
A breach in the empire --
Britain retreats --
The second challenge from Britain --
The Townshend crisis --
A decade of westward advance --
The tea troubles --
Rebellion --
Britain chooses war --
The war spreads --
The invasion of Canada --
Britain prepares for war --
The Declaration of Independence --
The opposing forces --
From Brooklyn to Princeton --
The fall of Philadelphia --
Saratoga --
The American Federacy --
Social reform --
France intervenes --
Deadlock in the north --
British triumphs in the south --
The western front --
The war at home --
The end of the war --
The Peace of Paris --
The fate of the loyalists --
The forging of the American Union.
Responsibility: by John R. Alden.

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An outstanding contemporary historian presents a balanced and objective account of the Revolution based upon recent American and English scholarship. Covers "social, economic, political, military, and diplomatic" policies, events, and issues.

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