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By James L. Stokesbury

ISBN-10: 0061983489

ISBN-13: 9780061983481

The 1st one-volume survey of the yank Revolution that's either aim and complete, this remarkable narrative background strains the expansion of a clash that inexorably set the yank colonies at the highway to independence. providing a lively chronicle of the warfare itself -- the campaigns and methods, the leaders on each side, the issues of fielding and maintaining a military, and of conserving morale -- Stokesbury additionally brings the reader to the Peace of Paris in 1783 and into the miltarily exhausted, financially ruined but effective usa because it emerged to create a viable nationwide system.

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