Britain and France at the birth of America : the European powers and the peace negotiations of 1782-83 (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Britain and France at the birth of America : the European powers and the peace negotiations of 1782-83

Author: Andrew Stockley
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a study of the peace negotiations which ended the American War of Independence. This title challenges traditional views and uses a wide range of sources to provide a detailed analysis of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Stockley
ISBN: 0859896153 9780859896153
OCLC Number: 630142663
Description: xvi, 272 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsA Note on ReferencesSummary ChronologyIntroduction1 The Approach of Peace2 The Birth of America3 Shelburne, Vergennes and the European Settlement4 The Domestic Political Context5 Fox and the 1783 NegotiationsConclusionAppendix: Dramatis PersonaeNotesSelect BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Andrew Stockley.

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