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The spirit of 'seventy-six : the story of the American Revolution as told by participants

Author: Henry Steele Commager; Richard B Morris
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1975], ©1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Bicentennial edView all editions and formats
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Here are letters, journals, diaries, official documents, diplomatic correspondence, recollections of individuals and Parliamentary debates, all for readers of American history.
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Genre/Form: History
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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.
Spirit of 'seventy-six.
New York : Harper & Row, [1975], ©1958
(OCoLC)988176570
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Steele Commager; Richard B Morris
ISBN: 0060108347 9780060108342
OCLC Number: 1851285
Description: liv, 1348 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The fierce spirit of resistance --
Congress asserts the rights of Americans --
The war begins --
Bunker's Hill --
The battle for Boston --
The Canadian campaigns --
"A great empire and little minds" --
The great declaration --
The loyalists --
The struggle for democracy at home --
The battle for New York --
"Bagging the fox" --
The Burgoyne Campaign --
Howe invades Pennsylvania --
France comes in --
England seeks reconciliation --
The patriots seize the initiative in the middle states --
Spies, treason and mutiny --
The home front in the war --
Health, hospitals and medicine --
Prisons and escapes --
Songs and ballads of the revolution --
Sea battles and naval raids --
Privateering --
American diplomats on the vaunted scene of Europe --
War out of Niagara --
The conquest of the old northwest --
The Redcoats carry the war to the south --
The second campaign to conquer the south --
The turn of the tide --
Virginia --
Yorktown : Washington's vindication --
Winning the peace --
Closing scenes.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris.

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Here are letters, journals, diaries, official documents, diplomatic correspondence, recollections of individuals and Parliamentary debates, all for readers of American history.

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