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Title:
The American Revolution
Author:
Lancaster, Bruce, 1896-1963.
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1987.

©1971
Physical Description:
368 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Originally published: American heritage book of the Revolution. New York : American Heritage Pub. Co., 1971.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780828102810
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

From Lexington to Yorktown, this book covers the story of America's fight for independence in vivid detail. Lancaster brings the dilemmas faced by early Americans into sharp focus.


Author Notes

Bruce Lancaster (1896-1963) was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College. He is best known for his many historical novels


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
I The World Beyond Americap. 6
II The Eve of Revoltp. 36
III The War Beginsp. 78
IV First Campaigns, North and Southp. 106
V The Day of Freedomp. 120
VI The Crisisp. 140
VII The Making of an Armyp. 170
VIII The Turning Pointp. 198
IX The Quest for Alliesp. 226
X Frontiers Aflamep. 254
XI Struggle for the Southp. 280
XII The World Turned Upside Downp. 310
Picture Creditsp. 351
Indexp. 353

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