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Losing America, conquering India : Lord Cornwallis and the remaking of the British Empire

Author: Chaim M Rosenberg
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On October 19, 1781, British general Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown, ending the Revolutionary War. Emulating Cornwallis's sense of duty to king and country, they vigorously pursued the conquest of India, put down the 1798 Irish Rebellion, defended Canada, defeated the Dutch at the Cape of Good Hope, occupied Ceylon and battled Napoleon"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosenberg, Chaim M.
Losing America, conquering India.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
(DLC) 2017035529
(OCoLC)963357920
Named Person: Charles Cornwallis Cornwallis, Marquis; Charles Cornwallis Cornwallis, Marquis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chaim M Rosenberg
ISBN: 9781476628349 1476628343
OCLC Number: 1001928122
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface ; 1. Settlement of North America; 2. The 13 Colonies and Plantations; 3. Rebellion ; 4. British Campaign of 1777; 5. The Penobscot Expedition; 6. Mid-Atlantic Battles; 7. The War of the South; 8. Gibraltar; 9. The Men and Officers of the British Army; 10. The French Revolution and Flanders; 11. Conquest of the Cape of Good Hope; 12. Governor of the Cape Colony; 13. Irish Rebellion of 1798 ; 14. India-The Brightest Jewel; 15. Craig in India ; 16. The Great Terror. 17. Army of the Mediterranean18. Carleton, Clarke, Simcoe and Craig in Canada; 19. The John Henry Spy Scandal; 20. Return to London ; Conclusion ; Chapter Notes ; Bibliography ; Index.
Responsibility: Chaim M. Rosenberg.

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"On October 19, 1781, British general Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown, ending the Revolutionary War. Emulating Cornwallis's sense of duty to king and country, they vigorously pursued the conquest of India, put down the 1798 Irish Rebellion, defended Canada, defeated the Dutch at the Cape of Good Hope, occupied Ceylon and battled Napoleon"--

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