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The War for American Independence : from 1760 to the surrender at Yorktown in 1781

Author: Samuel B Griffith
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st Illinois edView all editions and formats
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Including both attention to strategic policies in Britain and France and accounts of colonial soldiers, this book provides a view of America's struggle for independence in its world context. It  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel B Griffith
ISBN: 0252027450 9780252027451 0252070607 9780252070600
OCLC Number: 48222590
Notes: Originally published: In defense of the public liberty. 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1976.
Description: xx, 725 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Most troublesome and boisterous times --
Lyons and lambs --
Imbarked on a tempestuous ocean --
Organized disaster --
Obstinate rebels --
The common cause.
Other Titles: In defense of the public liberty
Responsibility: Samuel B. Griffith II.
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