skip to content
Red dawn at Lexington : Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Red dawn at Lexington : "if they mean to have a war, let it begin here!"

Author: Louis Birnbaum
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An account of the opening battles of the American Revolution, tracing the beginnings of war from the embarkation of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in 1773 to the British evacuation of Boston in 1776.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Birnbaum, Louis, -1983.
Red dawn at Lexington.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986
(OCoLC)610134772
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Birnbaum
ISBN: 0395388147 9780395388143
OCLC Number: 12809143
Description: xii, 402 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Voyage to America --
Boston in 1774 --
Samuel Adams and Colonial unrest --
The punishment of Boston --
A Century of war --
Colonial Military leaders --
Mobilization of the Colonial militia --
The British Army --
Tensions mount in Boston --
The struggle in Parliament --
The spies of Gage --
Two if by sea --
To Concord and back --
The Colonial call to arms --
The New England army --
The Battle of Bunker Hill --
Aftermath of battle --
Washington takes command --
Stalemate at Boston --
The fortification of Dorchester Heights --
The capture of Boston --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Louis Birnbaum.

Abstract:

An account of the opening battles of the American Revolution, tracing the beginnings of war from the embarkation of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in 1773 to the British evacuation of Boston in 1776.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12809143> # Red dawn at Lexington : "if they mean to have a war, let it begin here!"
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "12809143" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.311/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Place/massachusetts> ; # Massachusetts
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351668> ; # American Revolution (1775-1783)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> ; # Military campaigns
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Place/boston_mass> ; # Boston (Mass.)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Event/1775_1783> ; # 1775-1783
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> ; # Massachusetts--Boston.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204307> ; # Massachusetts.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/48207770> ; # Louis Birnbaum
    schema:datePublished "1986" ;
    schema:description "Preface -- Voyage to America -- Boston in 1774 -- Samuel Adams and Colonial unrest -- The punishment of Boston -- A Century of war -- Colonial Military leaders -- Mobilization of the Colonial militia -- The British Army -- Tensions mount in Boston -- The struggle in Parliament -- The spies of Gage -- Two if by sea -- To Concord and back -- The Colonial call to arms -- The New England army -- The Battle of Bunker Hill -- Aftermath of battle -- Washington takes command -- Stalemate at Boston -- The fortification of Dorchester Heights -- The capture of Boston -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index."@en ;
    schema:description "An account of the opening battles of the American Revolution, tracing the beginnings of war from the embarkation of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers in 1773 to the British evacuation of Boston in 1776."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5438599> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610134772> ;
    schema:name "Red dawn at Lexington : "if they mean to have a war, let it begin here!""@en ;
    schema:productID "12809143" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/12809143#PublicationEvent/boston_houghton_mifflin_company_1986> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Agent/houghton_mifflin_company> ; # Houghton Mifflin Company
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780395388143> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/12809143> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Agent/houghton_mifflin_company> # Houghton Mifflin Company
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Houghton Mifflin Company" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Place/boston_mass> # Boston (Mass.)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Boston (Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5438599#Place/massachusetts> # Massachusetts
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Massachusetts" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204307> # Massachusetts.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Massachusetts." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> # Massachusetts--Boston.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Massachusetts--Boston." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1351668> # American Revolution (1775-1783)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "American Revolution (1775-1783)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> # Military campaigns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military campaigns"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/48207770> # Louis Birnbaum
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:deathDate "1983" ;
    schema:familyName "Birnbaum" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "Louis Birnbaum" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780395388143>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0395388147" ;
    schema:isbn "9780395388143" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610134772>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Red dawn at Lexington." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12809143> ; # Red dawn at Lexington : "if they mean to have a war, let it begin here!"
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.