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Bunker Hill : a city, a siege, a revolution

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Large Print Press/Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from sober citizens to thuggish vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, soldiers and residents have warily maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence finally erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, skirmishes give way to outright war in the Battle of Bunker Hill. It would be the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 9781594136931 1594136939
OCLC Number: 860752525
Notes: "Maps by Jeffrey L. Ward"--Title page verso.
Description: 815 pages (large print) : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: Liberty: The city on the hill ; Poor unhappy Boston ; The long hot summer;- The alarm ; The unnatural contest --
Part II: Rebellion: The trick to see it ; The bridge ; No business but that of war ; The redoubt ; The battle --
Part III: The siege ; The fiercest man ; The clap of thunder --
Epilogue: Character alone.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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"Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from sober citizens to thuggish vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, soldiers and residents have warily maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence finally erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, skirmishes give way to outright war in the Battle of Bunker Hill. It would be the bloodiest battle of the Revolution to come, and the point of no return for the rebellious colonists ..."--Page 4 of cover.

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