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A revolutionary people at war : the Continental Army and American character, 1775-1783

Author: Charles Royster
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1979.
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Discusses the role of the Revolutionary War--with its demands on courage, discipline, and dedication to the cause of freedom--on the shaping of America's national character.
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Royster, Charles.
Revolutionary people at war.
Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)568749399
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Royster
ISBN: 0807813850 9780807813850
OCLC Number: 4775897
Awards: Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 1981.
Description: xi, 452 pages, [16] leaves of plates : 30 illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : The call to war, 1775-1783 --
1775 : Rage militaire --
1776 : The army of Israel --
Jericho --
The promised land --
Valley Forge --
Treason --
Division --
The legacy --
Appendix : A note on statistics and Continental soldiers' motivation.
Responsibility: Charles Royster.

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