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Paul Revere's ride

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The narrative is constructed around two thematic lines. One story centers on the American patriot Paul Revere; the other, on British General Thomas Gage."
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Paul Revere; Paul Revere; Paul Revere; Paul Revere
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 0195088476 9780195088472 0195098315 9780195098310
OCLC Number: 28418785
Description: xviii, 445 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Paul Revere's America --
General Gage's dilemma --
First strokes --
Mounting tensions --
The mission --
The warning --
The march --
The capture --
The alarm --
The muster --
The great fear --
The rescue --
The first shot --
The battle --
A circle of fire --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: David Hackett Fischer.
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A work of rare historical distinction ... It is crammed with anecdote, represents a meticulous standard of research ... and offers a peerless portrait of its subject. Boston Sunday Globe

 
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