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Roots of conflict : British armed forces and colonial Americans, 1677-1763

Author: Douglas Edward Leach
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
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This lively book recounts the story of the antagonism between the American colonists and the British armed forces prior to the Revolution. Douglas Leach reveals certain Anglo-American attitudes and stereotypes that evolved before 1763 and became an important factor leading to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Using research from both England and the United States, Leach provides a comprehensive study of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leach, Douglas Edward.
Roots of Conflict : British Armed Forces and Colonial Americans, 1677-1763.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Edward Leach
ISBN: 9780807898796 0807898791
OCLC Number: 817922987
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Douglas Edward Leach.

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This lively book recounts the story of the antagonism between the American colonists and the British armed forces prior to the Revolution. Douglas Leach reveals certain Anglo-American attitudes and stereotypes that evolved before 1763 and became an important factor leading to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Using research from both England and the United States, Leach provides a comprehensive study of this complex historical relationship. British professional armed forces first were stationed in significant numbers in the colonies during the last quarter of the seventeenth century.

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