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Benedict Arnold, revolutionary hero : an American warrior reconsidered

Author: James Kirby Martin
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Benedict Arnold; Benedict Arnold; Benedict Arnold
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Kirby Martin
ISBN: 0814756468 9780814756461
OCLC Number: 48841329
Description: xvii, 535 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : Treason! treason! treason! black as hell --
A childhood of legends --
A person to be reckoned with in New Haven --
Irrepressible acts of martial resistance --
The provincial politics of rebellion --
Into the howling Maine wilderness --
Hannibalian breakthrough to Quebec --
Liberty or death at the walls of Quebec --
A winter's worth of making brick without straw --
Reduced to a great rabble --
Malevolent spirits in the summer of 1776 --
A most tenacious naval commander --
The valiant defense of Lake Champlain --
Fundamental matters of military rank and personal honor --
The humiliating part of a faithful soldier --
An unsettled return to the northern theater --
The Battles of Saratoga --
A violated right not fully restored --
Epilogue : The current coinage of ingratitude.
Other Titles: Revolutionary hero
American warrior reconsidered
Responsibility: James Kirby Martin.

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